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Monday, February 3, 2020

clock

To have a kind of accurate understanding of ourself is very important. It is same thing to have a clock. To know it is ten past nine is very important. But actually, there is no such time, you know [laughs]. There is no ten past nine. When I am saying something [laughs], it will be eleven past ten [nine] [laughs]. I am pointing at something which is non-verbal. We say “just to sit,” but this “just to sit” is extra [laughs]. -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-07-24 as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC