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Re: [Icehouse] Zendo rules

  • FromBuddha Buck <blaisepascal@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 9 Mar 2009 00:01:09 -0400
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.

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