Friday, December 30, 2011

Katy Perry frantic about divorce (video)

Amber Dorrian, Wisdom Quarterly
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In a devastating turn of events, poor Katy Perry (Catty Purry) has been dumped by British comedian Russell Brand after 14 months of marriage to the "ET" songstress. Now as she descends into a funk or a wild acting out spree to compensate for the loss, she is likely to listen to less pop and more trip hop such as Portishead's "Sour Times." What else is she to do without a New Year's Eve date?

The Buddha's Advice
"O meditators! What is the Noble Truth of suffering (dukkha)? Rebirth is disappointing, aging is disappointing, death is disappointing; sorrow, crying (lamenting), physical pain, grief, and despair are disappointing; associating with the unloved is disappointing; being separated from the loved is disappointing; not getting what one wants is disappointing. In brief, the Five Aggregates of Clinging are disappointing" (SN 56.11).

  • Dukkha: disappointment, misery, woe, ill, suffering, distress, pain, unhappiness.
It's over. Brand files papers in LA (

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