Zhurnal 10th Anniversary

Three weeks ago the tenth anniversary of the ^zhurnal passed by unremarked. Most of the early entries here are embarrassingly pretentious and mercifully forgotten. But every once in a while there's a tiny flawed seed-crystal of an idea.

A few days ago two good friends and I went to a Chinese restaurant for a "philosophy lunch". We talked about utilitarianism, baseball, charity, bureaucracy, hope, and a variety of other issues. At the end of the meal my fortune cookie was amazingly apropos to this entire journal enterprise. It said:

To truly find yourself you should play hide and seek alone.

I'm still seeking ...

(cf. Zhurnal Zero (1999-04-04), AnnalsOfJournals (2000-04-04), ZhurnalAnniversary2 (2001-04-04), Zhurnal Three (2002-04-04), Zhurnal Themes (2003-04-04), SiMonumentumRequiris (2004-04-04), ...) - ^z - 2009-04-25