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Monday, January 4, 2021

Parable

[Suzuki is asked some questions about his prior statement that sometimes a single chopstick can change the course of a river. The questions are unclear to him and finally he says] Ah, that is just parable, so. I don't want to argue about…. I don't want to involved in a discussion of physics! (Laughs)   --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-12-24 as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC  - Going through Suzuki lectures and posting anything that can stand on its own. Not looking for zingers or "the best of." I find that following these excerpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching. - DC