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...
The bare banana being is detached from all images and cannot be spoken of - this is the paradox of the unutterable bare banana. One single infinitesimal formless bare banana, from which nothing can be subtracted and to which nothing can be added. But thanks for your contribution - most revealing.