Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Longer life with sinful habits ?

Zhang Shuqing, a centenarian in Pixian, Sichuan, turned 100 years old on May 7 207. His secrets to longer life are :

  • smokes cigarette everyday;
  • drink liquor after every meal;
  • eat steamed Pork fat every day;

Aren't all these items prohibited in some religions ? How did this old man living with sinful habits everyday and yet granted by God to have wonderful long life ? Well, I guess the graceful God indeed loves him and his eating habits very much. And at his golden age, he is still blessed with good health and good appetite. It goes to show that, God doesn't set the rules on what you can consume or how you should live your life. And, God oesn't care about your dietary habit. So why make it a big issue for religion compliances ? I say, please go ahead to eat drink and be merry to enjoy life, and live life to the fullest.

Well my friends, be as religious as you may and complied as strictly as required by your religion's requirements. But keep these religious "prohibitions" to yourself. This faked Dalai is going to be as practical as possible to live a long and enjoyable life. Like Confucious said "Foods and Sex, yeh !!! ( 食色性也 )". Honestly, I like this philosophy. Sinful or otherwise, I am going to adopt this philosophy of life, because it guaranteed longitivity of life.

Om Namo Amithaba Buddha.

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