Re: Buddhist Enlightenment in 3 easy steps
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 15:19:24 EDT

In a message dated 09/30/1999 2:40:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> 1) Take a loaded gun and put it against your head.

> 2) Pull the trigger.
> 3) ...There is no step 3! (hysterical laughter)

Obviously, your Zen friends have never studied physicists like Everett, DeWitt, Wheeler, or Max Tegmark.

3) Wink Out
4) Look the cosmos you are permitted to survive in-you're still there! Of course what you look like and what physical laws exist in said universe may be different. Best left to the cartoonists to reflect on.

Koan: What is the sound of one hand clapping? Koan: What is the sound of one butt crapping? You may now leave here grasshopper (yeah I know its Tao, but its fun).