Re: Zen singularity

From: Metaqualia (
Date: Mon Feb 23 2004 - 00:04:08 MST

> I could say a lot about this, because I have taken the Buddhist precepts
> (formal vows) and am studying Soto Zen Buddhism as a disciple

There is absolutely no intersection between zen and the singularity. If
anything they are opposite, since zen is an attempt at stopping the rational
mind (which can be fun, and entertaining, and educational, and inspiring,
but still delusional), and the singularity is about thought pumped up to the

> impromptu talk in which he said, "Each of you is perfect the way you
> are...and you can use a little improvement."

You're not supposed to talk while you do zazen. :)


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