Texas Wisdom #13

One day a famous Zen Master named Shuzan was visiting Billy-Bob Gautama.  Shuzan picked up the short staff that was leaning against the porch and said, “If you call this a short staff, you oppose its reality.  If you do not call it a short staff, you ignore the fact.  Now what do you wish to call this?” Billy-Bob said, “I call it Hank after my great-uncle ’cause it sorta reminds me of him.”

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  1. Thus he both opposed its reality AND ignored the fact, focusing instead on irrelevant history. Perfect Texan behavior.

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