On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 11:41 PM, Timothy Hunt <games@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 10:37 AM, Karl von Laudermann <karlvonl@xxxxxxx> wrote: >> I find that "A koan has the Buddha nature if it consists entirely of >> pieces." comes up more often than I'd like. :-) But, I tried to strike a >> good balance between practicality and variety. If you get an unusable rule, >> either tweak it or try again. >> > > > How does the Master create a koan without the Buddha nature, given > that the Null Koan is explicitly disallowed? That's the point ;-). The suggested rule is generated by a computerized random rule generator, but it's not a legal rule since no counterexample can be made.