Questions for the initiates

Questions for the initiates

Q: Turn into a stone.

A: I am already a stone!

A: (Picks up a stone.)

Q: When you don’t see something what is it that you don’t see?

A: (Points to mirror.)

Q: What does the future have in store for you?

A: (Throws stone through an open, or closed, window.)

Q: Where are you going?

A: I already have.

A: (Throws a stone.)

Q: Why do you prefer one thing over another?

A: I don’t. (Enters cold shower.)

A: Fuck you! (Hits master.)

A: Because.

Q: What is the difference between knowledge and memory?

A: (Hits master.) That pain is knowledge. My slap is a memory.

Q: (Shows student a live frog and a coffee)

“Make these two the same.”

A: (Places one hand on the frog and the other on the coffee.)

Q: Tell me what Rei is doing at the moment.

A: I can’t.

Q: Why?

A: Because Rei is already doing something else.

Q: Ok. Tell me what Rei will do in five minutes.

A: I can’t.

Q: Why?

A: Because stone, river, lizard, computer, wind, phone, cloud, storm, text, food, lust, …[goes on until master gives the ok to stop].

Q: Why is existing so painful?

A: (Hits master.) Now you know.

Q: I drank too much coffee. (Or some other past action.)

How can I undo the past?

A: You didn’t drink too much coffee.

Q: Liar.

A: You liar!


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