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April 21, 2009

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John Small

This really rings true with the ongoing discovery of the intense attachment to non-attachment. At some point, it's all a shrug and a laugh. Aren't we funny creatures? Practice practice practice.

Lauren

nice, niceless, and lacking all nicelessness.

Barry Briggs

Hi John - Also: practiceless, practiceless, praticeless.

Hi Lauren - You've already gone beyond beyond nicelessness!

Buddha of Hollywood

Or maybe it means don't walk the path of Buddha find your own path.

Barry Briggs

Hi BoH - I deeply suspect that finding your own path is the same as finding the path of the Buddha!

Uku

Nice one! I don't know about those subjects but I know that I should keep walking. Thank you, Barry!

Barry Briggs

Hi Uku - Not knowing is best. Thanks for your comment!

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