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Longevity has its place.

[ 2014-04-17 17:02] 来源:中国日报网     字号 [] [] []  
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Longevity has its place.Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do Gods will.听天由命 对么?

My comments:

Everything should have its place, proper place, that is. In other words, every thing, person, tool should have their proper occasion to be useful, productive and comfortable.

Longevity, likewise. A long life enables one to accomplish more. That’s in theory. In practice, I am afraid longevity merely allows most people to live longer.

And that’s not bad, either.


So therefore, do what the speaker seems to be doing. Bother not about how long you are going to be alive. Just do what you’re supposed to.

And the rest will fall into place.

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Zhang Xin(张欣) has been with China Daily since 1988, when he graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. Write him at: zhangxin@chinadaily.com.cn, or raise a question for potential use in a future column.