Lives Journal 6

Ivo Antich

 

SHIT RIVER

(3x Zen mondo)

 

EMOTIONS

– What leads to the truth: emotions or intellect?
– Emotions.
– So should I avoid intellect?
– Avoid emotions.


SAGE

– Is it a wise man who recognizes all such as it is?
– He is a powerless fool.
– Is it a wise man who denies all, makes anger and resists?
– He is a powerless fool.
– Is it a wise man who makes fun of everything?
– He is a powerless fool.
– So who is really wise and strong?
– That who lets the river of shit to rush into his mouth and through the anus out.


FREEDOM

– What is love?
– Slavery.
– What is hate?
– Slavery.
– So what is freedom?
– To love and to hate.

 

 

 

 

(mondo: dialogues in Zen; Jap. mon-do = questions–answers; from Chinese wèn-dα; note by author)

 

 

 

Translated from Slovenian by author

 

  

 

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