When Gensha Shibi, a Chinese Zen master, and a general
were eating cakes together,
the general asked:
- What is it that's used everyday but not known?
The master handed a piece of cake to the general and said:
- Eat this...
it is expressing things with minimal words (therefore an attempt to supersede the duality of words) because words are connected to logic and logic is only part of mind, a small part. look beyond and see the expression is the idea.