' The meaning of Love '...
A man once fell madly in love with a beautiful woman. He followed her
for days and finally went up to her on the street and declared his
undying, all-consuming love.
He went on and on, and finally the woman interrupted, "Your words
are lovely, but my sister is coming along behind you. She is far more
beautiful than I am, and I'm sure that you will prefer her to me."
As the man spun around to look at the beautiful sister, the woman
slapped him sharply on the back of his neck. She exclaimed, "I thought
you said that your love for me was all-consuming and undying. Some
love you have! The instant I mentioned a more beautiful woman, you
turned away from me to look at her. You don't even know the meaning of
as collected by James Fadiman & Robert Frager
Posted by thomas meehan