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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Contradictory Existence

Well, actually, the unity of opposites, the pairs of opposites exist. Good and bad exist. But there is no good without bad. There is no bad without good. We always exist as a pair of contradictory - we are a pair of contradictory existence. Perfect contradictory existence! [laughs] We are like this. We are not perfect, but contradictory existence!--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-08-17 as found on shunryusuzuki.comEdited by DC - Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on - from there links to much more. - Go to What's New [now at blogger] to see more daily posts. 
Didn't edit this much because i think it's interesting the way he said it.