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May 24, 2011

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Joseph

During my first month in Korea, I came across a pile of human poop on the steps in my apartment building, then again on a waist-high cement traffic pillar while walking home from work.

I always wondered why someone would do that, now I understand!

Suzanne Foxton

I have decided I love Zen Master Man Gong and that he is my favourite teacher. Talk about resonance!

Genju

Neither sacred nor defiled.

Love the last aphorism. Needed to read that today! Deep bows.

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