Artie,

I know (or at least think I do ) what you mean about animals.  i often 
experience that unspoken understanding and communication too.

Joe
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "roloro1557" <roloro1...@...> wrote:
>
> Joe,
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> I like compactness and economy of words, I like "a lot packed into a
> little" whenever possible. I do occasionally write more lenghty,
> essay-ish posts though.
> 
> Intentions are always open to interpretation, aren't they? Assumptions
> and concepts often get in the way, don't they?  Words are tools- like
> most tools they have certain safety issues and should be used with
> caution, yes?
> 
> This is why I like animals so much. No words - yet there is always
> communication and plenty of understanding :-) Or at least it's that way
> for me.
> 
> Artie
> 
> 
> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "maitreya003" <joultimo@> wrote:
> >
> >
> > I will not assume things.  A good idea if you don't want your
> intentions to be open to interpretation is to explain them.  Single
> lines have different meanings for different people, so use the lines,
> but then share the meaning they have for you. This way the need to tell
> me and Anthony you don't wish to explain yourself would not be
> necessary. If you are trying to make a point, express it.  But to make a
> point that is misunderstood and offer no understanding is a waste.  I
> will respect your wishes though.  If you post something, and I do not
> understand then I will ask your meaning and if you wish to you will
> expound on it, if not that's ok too.
> 
> 
> =================================
> FROM: Over the hills and far away. . .
> The way to do is be. Lao Tzu
>




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