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Old 04-08-2010, 11:47 AM
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Default Re: Science Saturday: Neuroedition

Originally Posted by Ocean View Post
Of course, we can all have moments of existentialist doubts, religious or not. But the bottom line, is that we have to keep going all the same. There's the Zen Proverb:
“Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.”
I was just thinking again about your quoting this proverb about enlightenment, and this more contemporary image occurred to me:

Seen emblazoned on a piece of clothing in Buddhist temple gift shop: "My Parents Went to China and Found Enlightenment and All I Got Was This Lao-tze T-Shirt"
"Nothing is always absolutely so." -- Theodore Sturgeon

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