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Post  pham ngoc tuan Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:31 am

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God created human and...Albert Einstein.

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Post  Chris Cochrane Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:30 pm

I am so seldom drawn to portrait stones, which are often very realistic & supported by deftly carved shoulders and neck. This one is different. Albert Einstein isn't immediately seen, & the seating does not give away that you are looking for a portrait.

When finally recognizing Mr. Einstein, I was astonished. This is the most engaging portrait stone that I have seen... and vastly superior to my expectation. It is a terrific presentation with that seating!

With your comment regarding "God created human & Einstein...," do you see a larger significance? The stone very roughly suggests a mushroom cloud form when paired with the title "Portrait Albert Einstein." Perhaps, it warns of the threat of human annihilation.

Even good science can have unanticipated consequence, and I hope Albert doesn't carry too much of that burden in our fragile world.

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Post  pham ngoc tuan Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:35 pm

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Post  pham ngoc tuan Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:41 pm

Hi Chris...So let's pray for everyone

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Post  Chris Cochrane Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:08 pm

The sincere bow is a very effective posture. Individually, your stones display great humility which is very engaging. The fellow in the middle appears a little too overpowered, however, in that arrangement.

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