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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Foolish

Student PP: Docho Roshi, I feel pretty foolish. How do you feel?

SR: Pretty foolish? Foolish?

Student PP: Yes.

SR: Ah. Yeah, I-- I feel same way. [Laughter.]

Student PP: Thank you very much.
 -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-04-23-B as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC

[All the Q and A from shosan ceremonies end in Thank you very much - as do Suzuki's lectures. I rarely include that line in an excerpt. - dc]