From ‘The Zen of Going to the Rest Room’, in “Not Always So”, by Shunryu Suzuki

Shinbijutsukai1_0118x“We are in danger of being buried under all of our accumulated knowledge. It is like trying to survive without going to the rest room. We are already swimming in the pond of polluted water and air, and we talk about this pollution. At the same time we can hardly survive the pollution of our knowledge.”

From ‘The Zen of Going to the Rest Room’, in “Not Always So”, by Shunryu Suzuki

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