Historical Meeting.

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  1. SpoiledPrincess

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    If you could meet one person who would it be, it can be someone who's alive, someone who's dead or even someone who's legendary. I'd want to meet Buddha, Buddhism is the way of life that most appeals to me out of any religious or spiritual path, and I think his sense of moderation and sanity would have made him surprisingly modern. I'd want him to be the Buddha of legend, the one whose mother dreamed of his birth and the one who was a prince when young.
     
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    I would love to meet Leonardo DaVinci. He had a mind that was not tethered to his times and I'd love to hear his reaction to how the world has turned out. Hmmm...wonder if he had a big dick....
     
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    It's a tough choice for me, but I think I would have to choose the Dalai Lama. I've seen him talk in person and it was life-changing for me. He's one of those few people who I can say was a truly spiritual person. It was as if he doesn't live in the same world as the rest of us, but somewhere where he can laugh at just about anything thanks to the impermanence of it all.

    The most inspiring moment was when someone asked him what the most difficult thing he'd ever had to do was, and his answer was very frankly asking his people to evacuate their homeland. He answered a follow-up question saying that no matter what happened, one day the Tibetans would get their homeland back, even if it's hundreds of years from now. It seemed like a really enlightened answer, since had they not left, he likely would have been taken away from Tibet, and a lot of the Tibetans would have been severely oppressed or forced to give up their beliefs, which are things that are far harder to get back than an area of land.
     
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    is rumored that leonardo da vinci was guy among historians
     
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    Yea i would be cool to meet the buddha siddarta and maitreya the future buddha but he isnt a historical person because he hasnt been born yet and also would be cool to meet the historical jesus too not the mythical one to found out who was really jesus and what he really want
     
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    Fabulous topic!! There are so many! (Assuming they can somehow speak English?)

    Lennin
    Elizabeth I
    Nicholas II and Family
    Nelson
    Audrey Hepburn
    Rameses II
    Peter Ustinov
    Jesus

    I will be thinking about this for days now!!
     
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    Marilyn Monroe.

    In a word...sex
     
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    Yeah there are loads I'd want to meet, I had trouble just saying one, among the others I'd love to meet are (remembering it's not confined to real people)

    Alexander III of Macedonia
    Elizabeth I
    Henry VIII
    Cleopatra
    Jesus
    Heracles
    Robin Hood
    Merlin
    Isis
    Bran the Blessed
    Rasputin
    Chaucer
    Beowulf
    Abraham Lincoln
    Prince
    Queen Victoria
    Odin
    Roderigo Borgia
    Michelangelo
    Dante Alighieri
    John Donne
    Kit Marlowe

    Oh I'm shutting up otherwise I'll be at it all night :)
     
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    Oliver Cromwell, and I'd tell him well done
     
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    I would love to meet (not in order):

    Ramses
    Marilyn Monroe
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Jesus
    Cleopatra
    Jimmy Hoffa
    John F. Kennedy
    Moses ( I want to know if he was a stud)
    Ronald Reagan (really meet him, not just shake his hand...although that was an honor)
    The astronauts in the space shuttle "Challenger"
     
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    I would love to meet a 100% honest politician, who truly is seeking elected office out of a pure desire to be a public servant, not to line his own pockets or further his own career. (Keep dreaming, huh?)
     
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    I know I said mythical Tony, but keep it real :)
     
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    I think he only existed in Hollywood in an old film starring Jimmy Stewart called "Mr. Smith goes to Washington".
     
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    Nice thread here Spoiled Princess.....I'd love to meet Oscar Wilde and Alexander the Great.
     
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    Oh yeah, Alexander the Great would be a great (no pun intended) to meet. I own a coin that was made back then with his image on it...wonder what he'd think to see that 1700 year old coin?
     
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    God, to demand a re-write.
     
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    Cool, I have an Alexandrian coin ring myself! :smile: It would be really interesting to be able to meet him.
     
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    Wow, I'd love to see that! That must be worth a pretty (no pun intended) penny. :smile:
     
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    I would like to meet myself, 20 years younger.
     
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    Not me...I like who I am much better now!
     
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