At 16:03 -0500 2009-03-12, Timothy Hunt wrote:
Except it then becomes a protractor rule. What angle are you going to consider small enough to consider them to be "opposite"? What allowance are you going to have for pointing in the same direction?
Remember that his sister-in-law has total control over the koan-building area. Maybe the pillars have notches that make it difficult to point them in other directions. And it's not as if the students are going to be building large quantities of koans.
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