Re: virus: stats

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Sun, 27 Jul 1997 14:25:32 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 25 Jul 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:
> > > And which is a mouse if it spins?
> >
> > Yipe! Someone at my college once asked me "how is a mouse when it's
> > spinning?". Do you know where this meme came from?
> Yes, actually. It came from the book "The Way of Zen" by Alan Watts.
> Maybe I misquoted from memory... but I don't think that matters. The
> point is that it's a "classic" Zen question. (if such a thing even
> makes sense!)
> ERiC

Thank you, Eric; I'll look for the book. It's always both exciting and
disorienting to find a published source for a meme you didn't know had

who is sometimes a hyena when she's spinning