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Tuesday, February 11, 2020


Student D: Well what about loving?

SR: Loving, yeah, also, you know, according to our understanding, love usually is very ego-centered idea. And we know it. But we make some excuse [laughs, laughter] for it. But we know pretty well, you know, why I love her. There are many “because, because, because” [laughs, laughter], and you don't “just love” anyone. 
 -------------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 68-07-24 as found on Edited by DC