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Old 05-22-2012, 07:59 PM
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Nature is Poetic .... She is the Source of Inspiration and discoveries:

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Serendipity means a "happy accident" or "pleasant surprise"; specifically, the accident of finding something good or useful without looking for it. The word has been voted one of the ten English words hardest to translate in June 2004 by a British translation company.[1] However, due to its sociological use, the word has been exported into many other languages.[2] Julius H. Comroe once described serendipity as : to look for a needle in a haystack and get out of it with the farmer's daughter

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Etymology

The first noted use of "serendipity" in the English language was by Horace Walpole (17171797). In a letter to Horace Mann (dated 28 January 1754) he said he formed it from the Persian fairy tale The Three Princes of Serendip, whose heroes "were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of". The name stems from Serendip, an old name for Sri Lanka (aka Ceylon), from Arabic Sarandib, from Tamil "Seren deevu" or from Sanskrit Suvarnadweepa or golden island (some trace the etymology to Simhaladvipa which literally translates to "Dwelling-Place-of-Lions Island"[4]). Christophero Armeno had translated the Persian fairy tale ( fairy tales are known alchemical treaties see the Goden goose originally the golden Hen ie Hermes ) into Italian, adapting Amir Khusrau's Hasht Bihisht[5] of 1302.
Female Right / Male Left = Golden Goose / Hen

Golden Goose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



Another form of it ( fractal ) is Synchronicity
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