||At times I think art can express philosophy more eloquently than words.
||I notice the Chinese characters for 'state','river' and 'plum'. Any reason for that?
||We could invent reasons, but I don't think the author needed any exegis.
Perhaps he believed things flowed well-enough without explicit 'reasons'. What we call 'reasons'
are essentially afterthoughts: the actual mechanics of life are invisible.
||That sounds like a formula for fostering wimpy brains.
||Don't worry, it took 3 billion years to get this far & life 's far from wimpy.