Excellent point, indeed.....

From: cid830 <summitj...@att.net>
To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Tuesday, January 6, 2009 11:08:19 AM
Subject: [Zen] Re: The Reason For God

I know you didn't ask me, but... I prefer Zen Buddhism because it is 
a direct way of experiencing "heaven" in the here and now. I don't 
have to rely on my "faith" to carry me into the promised land, after 
I die! The Kingdom of Heaven is among us!



--- In zen_fo...@yahoogrou ps.com, Vince <everythingzen1971@ ...> 
> That is one way of looking at it, true. But, keep in mind, if I 
misinterpret a koan, I'm not doomed to spend eternity burning in a 
pit of fire.
> ____________ _________ _________ __
> From: fitness4u2163 <fitness1963@ ...>
> To: zen_fo...@yahoogrou ps.com
> Sent: Tuesday, January 6, 2009 12:04:11 AM
> Subject: [Zen] Re: The Reason For God
> Vince <There is way to much ambiguity for me.
> > 
> >
> So instead you prefer zen buddhism, where every koan is open to 
> interpretation and most of it is totally undefined and completely 
> subjective depending on who the teacher is.


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