[Buddha-l] HHDL hat

JKirkpatrick jkirk at spro.net
Sun May 8 22:10:38 MDT 2011

Could be--that is why I wear caps with visors almost all of the

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I always thought he wore the caps and visors when on stage. to
keep the lights out of his eyes.


The hat is a perfect attire choice because it lightens up the
lecture platform (and the expected auto-piety) in ways that
gigantic turbans or weird crowns do not -------I suspect that
Versacci would approve (if he were still here).

> Worse is the baseball cap the DL is wearing,

He has a habit of wearing the local hat when giving a talk. When
in Massechussetts he wore a Patriots hat (the very popular NFL
Football team):

He is wearing a USC (University of Southern California) hat,
since that was where he was delivering the talk. He seems to like
red hats -- do the yellow hats know?


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