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The foolish reject what they see and not what they think; the wise reject what they think and not what they see.
When thoughts arise, then do all things arise. When thoughts vanish, then do all things vanish.
A perception, sudden as blinking, that subject and object are one, will lead to a deeply mysterious understanding; and by this understanding you will awaken to the truth.
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The zoo animal in a cage exhibits all these abnormalities that we know so well from our human companions. Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
Huángbò Xīyùn was an influential Chinese master of Zen Buddhism during the Tang Dynasty.
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