A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
Quote: "Or easier yet ask yourself "Am I straight or confused?"
Easy as that. If you're the latter you better sit your butt down.
" .........It seems I keep alternating between the former and the latter. Is it that I got from straight to confused due to my ignorance (falsely believing I am straight). Or because of noise (I am straight, but external forcings falsely make me confused). It is a conundrum.