The Olde Philosophy Shoppe

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I have strived for years to absorb the wisdom of the ages, and all I wound up with was the ages – very little wisdom. Even my LinkedIn profile (under The Archon) lists my job description as ‘Sage’….more like oregano – or thyme.  Just as taxis are being pushed out by the likes of Lyft, or Uber, so too do I find my respected Adored Elder position of ‘disseminator of arcane knowledge’ being replaced by part-time amateurs.

During the summer, I took the wife and daughter (more than once) to a couple of plant nurseries. Valuable tribal lore used to be passed by word of mouth, from older, experienced, veteran warriors, to green, wet-behind-the-ears youngsters, around the campfires at night.

I found that wisdom (and what passes for it) is now passed from smart-mouthed hipster Millennials, to plant lovers and random passers-by, via garden plaques. Here are a few of the ones I saw.  Perhaps you’d like to copy and save one or two, and pass them on, when the time is right.

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Ah well, you guys come here mostly for the humor….or is it just to humor me?  I’ve armed you well.  Go forth and be philosophical – and come back in a couple of days for some jokes.

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5 thoughts on “The Olde Philosophy Shoppe

  1. BrainRants says:

    Reminded me of an unattributed favorite: “Silence is golden, but duct tape is silver.”

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  2. So many signs, so little time……I do like the wine is like duct tape one. Anything can be fixed with duct tape. I saw a tee shirt that had a picture of a cassette tape and a pencil. The caption read, “The youth of today will never understand this unique relationship.” I nearly fell out of my chair laughing. If I had a dollar for every time a favorite tape of mine got “eaten” by the player…….pencils never worked for me.

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