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   Undertoad  Thursday Sep 26 03:07 PM

9/26/2002: Hermit



This is Ansuman Biswas, and he's a hermit.

He wasn't always a hermit. But Shugborough Hall, a stately home in England, wanted to revive the 18th century tradition of having its own hermit. So they asked for applications, and Mr. Biswas won.

The gent is a performance artist, normally living in London and not a hermit, but he wants to remind people of the need for "quiet contemplation" in the modern world.

Speaking as a hermit myself, quiet contemplation is important, but when you take too much time in it you go insane.



InkEye  Thursday Sep 26 04:54 PM

"Hello, I'm Hermit THE Frog bringing live news coverage from Shugborough Hall in England where I'm waiting to interview Ansuman Biswas, the local hermit here. Ah there he is!---

"Excuse me, sir, the public would like to know, if you were at a bar and saw a woman you wanted to talk to, --would you demonstrate for us how you would have her come talk to you?

"...Uhm, yeah; OK... I think it's suddenly clear why you've 'chosen' to be a hermit."



Torrere  Thursday Sep 26 05:59 PM

That would probably be a pretty cool thing to do. I wonder how long Mr. Biswas is going to remain as a hermit?



hermit22  Thursday Sep 26 06:07 PM

This guy's my hero...



blowmeetheclown  Thursday Sep 26 06:17 PM

hermit
\Her"mit\, n. (Cookery) A spiced molasses cooky, often containing chopped raisins and nuts.

I see the nut, possibly a fruit, but the only thing that looks remotely like molasses might be what he's sitting on.

Not much of a traditional hermit if people are coming out to see him and take his picture.



blase  Friday Sep 27 12:13 AM

What kind of employment agency do you go to for these positions? I'd like to get a job as a hermit.



Count Zero  Saturday Sep 28 12:15 AM

If he's a hermit, why is he talking to a camera ?

Hermits these days....



Torrere  Sunday Sep 29 03:25 PM

I would view this as an example of The Media corrupting society... Look at how far they'll go! They're attacking the time-honored lifestyle of hermits.



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