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  One day when Fa-yen Wen-i (885-958), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters,
has ascended his seat. From the assembly, a monk came out and asked:
-What is one drop of water from the fount of Tsao-ch'i?
Fa-yen repied:
-It's... continue...

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panopticon  [pan-op-ti-kon]

a building, as a prison, hospital, library, or the like, so arranged that all parts of the interior are visible from a single point.

1.  an area where everything is visible 
2.  a circular prison with cells distributed around a central surveillance station; proposed by Jeremy Bentham in 1791 


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