virus: Re: discipline of translation

Ken Pantheists (
Tue, 08 Jul 1997 12:01:01 +0000

David McFadzean wrote:

Hmmm, reasoning about Zen? That's supposed to be impossible.

It's not impossible. It's just less useful. You can't benefit from
things like Zen when you reason with them. Just like it's hard to
benefit from a good scotch high if you try to clean your house while

I'm sorry, but I have to shake my head at the whole truck Wade and
others have with the program notes from a concert. The way I read them
is this, "Here is a performance of a spiritual chant that has been
developed over centuries. It is very sophistacated. In fact, as much
thought has been put into it as we have invested in rocket science so
pay attention it's good stuff. In fact it is Impressive."

This seems to have started some kind of "truth in advertising" furvor
that I have a real problem with. (On second thought, I could have some
real fun with it.... prove to me that eating Cheerios would make me
cheery. Where's the steak in the Steak Sauce? Where's the alcohol in a
shrimp cocktail?)

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