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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Evolution of Life

The evolution of life creates many problems for us. I am not regretful about our civilization. I enjoy it very much. But at the same time, we should know that there is not complete freedom or complete renunciation in this kind of civilization. Even though evolution brought our individual lives to this point where we have many fears, we know how to resume our original source of life. Then we can enjoy this civilization at the top of evolution of life's activity. Without this kind of understanding, when you are involved in activity you may be all right, but what will happen next? You will be very regretful. — Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture - 67-12-05-A - as found on edited by PF. Go to for Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts - with a photo.