Sunday, 27 December 2009

Day twentyseven....


n. Endless life or existence, enduring fame. These according to are the definitions of immortality. People for years have been debating whether achieving immortality can be physically achieved.

This is the only known organism that is physically that can claim to be immortal. The Turritopsis nutricula.

But this is not Can cheese be immortal? Don't forget that cheese is, in its own way, alive. This rind of cheese being a mold is testament to this. But a different view on this come from one Clifton Fadiman.

"A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be over sophisticated. Yet it remains that cheese is milks, leap towards immortality."

Cheese is the fame, the statue, the legacy of the milk that will live on. The milk with its tragically short life has no hope only to be swilled down by the human. Not even in its full regular form. But semi-skimmed or even with its dreaded red, for danger cap, full skimmed milk. How it much weep at night. But in cheese, there is so much potential. Wars are fought over it, debates rage, even raw milk cheese is so edgy it is banned from being imported by the largest consumers of cheese. If this is not evidence of lasting fame, the fact it is now mentioned in these pages is proof that cheese is now immortal.

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