Thanks,
Chris Austin-Lane
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On Oct 24, 2010, at 6:39, "ED" <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> [ED] I am for demystifying zen, so that practitioners (prior to kensho) 
> possess an understanding of what zen is about and why they expend so much 
> time and effort sitting on a zafu, sometimes in much pain.

If they are sitting holding onto a goal based on stuff they read, whether that 
be from Three Pillars of Zen or Zen and the Brain, they will soon see that the 
mental activity of a goal is not useful. 

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