People who know

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It dawned on me again this morning that there’s never any shortage of people who know. What? Whatever! Pick a topic, any topic, and ask whoever you’re with what they think … 

But if things actually are that black-and-white / cut-and-dried / right-or-wrong, would it be too unreasonable to expect a bit more agreement than is currently apparent?

A famous poem written by Seng-ts’an (the third patriarch of Zen) includes the words, “Do not seek the truth; only cease to cherish opinions.”


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