sounds like a 'googlism'... see http://www.googlism.com/

interesting though!

On 1/23/06, dkotschessa <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>  On a usenet forum, the timeless question "What is Zen" was asked.
> This is the best reply to the answer I'd ever seen.  I don't know if
> they stole it, made it up, or what.  Anyway, thought I'd share it.
>
>
> Zen is...
>
>
> a small cushion.
>
> a bottomless abyss.
>
> a kind of revolution.
>
> a long term project.
>
> a complete waste of time.
>
> a growing religion.
>
> is a special transmission outside the scriptures.
>
> a way of life and not solely a...
>
> a kind of mental process.
>
> a subject extremely easy to misunderstand.
>
> a reference to the Japanese teaching that the only way of achieving
>   pure enlightenment is to exclude everything else.
>
> a rare gem.
>
> a way of looking and confronting events, circumstances and life.
>
> a transliteration of the chinese word ch'an or ch'anna...
>
> a sect or order of buddhism.
>
> zen is appearing
>
> zen is zazen
>
> zen is like sex
>
> zen is a way of life
>
> zen is understanding yourself
>
> zen is not asceticism
>
> zen is suing the police/govt
>
> zen is this
>
> zen is not for everyone
>
> zen is humor
>
> zen is with you
>
> zen is zen
>
> zen is an electronic repository of the history of the...
>
> zen is nothing other than the return to the normal condition of body
> and mind
>
> zen is not a religion in the ordinary sense
>
> zen is enlightenment
>
> zen is bound to eliminate sickness of a psychosomatic nature and
> to improve the health generally
>
> zen is the realization of the buddha's enlightenment itself
>
> zen is boring
>
> zen is punk
>
> zen is without actually going through the training
>
> zen is keeping don't
>
> zen is the mystical branch of mahayana buddhism
>
> zen is a practice that helps every human
>
> zen is not asceticism
>
> zen is beyond religion
>
> zen is not wasted
>
> zen is an approach to awareness
>
> zen is one of them
>
> zen is due to a lack
>
> zen is difficult
>
> zen is beyond words
>
> zen is out of power
>
> zen is more of an attitude than a belief
>
> zen is thus a unique blend of the philosophies and idiosyncrasies
>   of three different cultures
>
> zen is simply the direct way of awakening
>
> zen is a japanese thing
>
> zen is neither buddhist nor taoist and yet both
>
> zen is one of the longest established practices
>
> zen is indeed the religion of the samurai warrior
>
> zen is the school of buddhism which emphasizes the religious
>   practice of meditation
>
> zen is not wisdom
>
> zen is stinky
>
> zen is to come in touch with the inner workings of our being
>
> zen is to bring one into union with life itself
>
> zen is attempting to understand the meaning of life directly
>
> zen is not a better way
>
> zen is a faith of creative experience
>
> zen is a network of spiritual centers
>
> zen is a synthesis of indian buddhism and chinese taoism
>
> zen is the peculiarly chinese way of accomplishing the buddhist
>   goal of seeing the world just as it is
>
> zen is transmitted outside of words
>
> zen is great for the bikers
>
> zen is what zen is not and thus always zen will be understood
>
> zen is one of the best selling cars of the suzuki family
>
> zen is very simple
>
> zen is the natural evolution of zen from its japanese cultural
>   form to a universal teaching
>
> zen is to be awakened in every thought and deed
>
> zen is about finding yourself
>
> zen is about the art of being human zen is about recognizing
>   what is zen is about naturalness
>
> zen is all about enjoying your cigarettes
>
> zen is like a meditation in and unto itself
>
> zen is still writing – just not much right now
>
> zen is me
>
> zen is about finding your true self
>
> zen is the only
>
> zen is not to understand it.
>
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>
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