Friday, April 12, 2013

Visit 2 Birds With 1 Stone (一石二鳥)

One spring Monday morning...

S: "It's so great that we can drop off your car at the shop today and check out the house also before we head off to work."

T: "Yes, we can kill two birds with one stone."

S: "Kill? That would break the precept of not harming other beings, mentally."

T: "Ok, we can visit two birds with one stone!"

S: "What is the intention behind the stone? Why not visit two birds with one piece of bread?"

T: "No killing or the intention of killing, just visit 2 birds with 1 stone!"


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