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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: A LITTLE KOAN
vertical line Posted on Jan.17.2013 @ 09:27PM EDT by so_teh
The Man: Meditation is good for nothing. Understand?

The Other: I Don't Know.

The Man: Yes.
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Reply from Avisitor
Jan.17.2013
09:38PM EDT 
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vertical line You the MAN ... hahaha
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Reply from so_teh
Jan.18.2013
12:46AM EDT 
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vertical line Good Natured Fellow
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Reply from football
Jan.18.2013
06:17AM EDT 
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vertical line fellow townsman  haha
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Reply from so_teh
Jan.21.2013
05:11PM EDT 
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vertical line So, I Don't know about you all, but I seem to focus on the failings of my practice. As a living being, a human being, it's natural to be focused on the negative. To transcend, to rise above, to be free from the known. The positive is hidden in the negative and each time I fail I look to awareness to guide me back to reality.
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Reply from so_teh
Jan.21.2013
05:20PM EDT 
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vertical line In respect, that's what makes me optimistic.
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Reply from boymonk
Jan.21.2013
09:06PM EDT 
vertical line The Other: Yes what?

The Man: Yes you understand.

The Other: But I said that I don't know.

The Man: No, you said "I Don't Know," employing the spirit capitals.

The Other: Ah, now I Know.

The Man: No.

The Other: :(
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Reply from so_teh
Jan.21.2013
09:34PM EDT 
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vertical line Yes is surrender. Believe it or not.
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Reply from Avisitor
Jan.25.2013
01:52PM EDT 
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vertical line Zen koans are used as the breath ... focus on it until all else is falls away
Create the doubt mass beyond reason and reason will fall away
When released, the truth is revealed ... hahaha
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Reply from boymonk
Jan.25.2013
07:50PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Zen koans are used on the earth ... focus on them until all else sails away
Create the dough mass with raisins and
raisins and bake right away
When done, enjoy! hahaha!
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What temperature and for h0000000000w l00000nnnnnngggg?
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Reply from Avisitor
Jan.28.2013
08:41AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Zen koans are used on the earth ... focus on them until all else sails away
Create the dough mass with raisins and
raisins and bake right away
When done, enjoy! hahaha!
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What temperature and for h0000000000w l00000nnnnnngggg?
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You need more raisins ... hahaha
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Reply from boymonk
Jan.28.2013
01:43PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Zen koans are used on the earth ... focus on them until all else sails away
Create the dough mass with raisins and
raisins and bake right away
When done, enjoy! hahaha!
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What temperature and for h0000000000w l00000nnnnnngggg?
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I need more cray-zens ... hahaha
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uh, ok.
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Jan.28.2013
03:51PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Zen koans are used on the earth ... focus on them until all else sails away
Create the dough mass with raisins and
raisins and bake right away
When done, enjoy! hahaha!
"
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What temperature and for h0000000000w l00000nnnnnngggg?
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I need more cray-zens ... hahaha
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uh, ok.
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What in the world are cray-zens???
Now you're just making stuff up ..... hahaha
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Reply from frozenaomi
Jan.28.2013
08:04PM EDT 
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What in the world are cray-zens???
Now you're just making stuff up ..... hahaha
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yummy little red pills.  Or near enough anyway. 
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Reply from boymonk
Jan.28.2013
08:36PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Zen koans are used on the earth ... focus on them until all else sails away
Create the dough mass with raisins and
raisins and bake right away
When done, enjoy! hahaha!
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What temperature and for h0000000000w l00000nnnnnngggg?
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I need more cray-zens ... hahaha
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uh, ok.
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What in the world are cray-zens???
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You tell me. Please.
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Reply from Avisitor
Jan.28.2013
09:40PM EDT 
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What in the world are cray-zens???
Now you're just making stuff up ..... hahaha
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yummy little red pills.  Or near enough anyway. 
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You really are wise beyond your years
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Reply from boymonk
Jan.29.2013
12:49PM EDT 
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What in the world are cray-zens???
Now you're just making stuff up ..... hahaha
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yummy little red pills.  Or near enough anyway. 
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You really are wise beyond your ears
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Yes, I hear wise things from afar.
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