Back to School Already Zen
American Zen Literary theory is running sideways, writing books, lecturing, referring to theology, psychology, and whatnot. Someone should stand up and smash the whole thing to pieces.
—Nyogen SenzakiAs for the outside world, the
artist critic is confronted by what he sees; but what he sees is primarily what he looks at.
—André MalrauxWe only know that our entire existence is forced into new paths and disrupted, that new circumstances, new joys and new sorrows await us, and that the unknown has its uncanny attractions, alluring and at the same time anguishing.
— Heinrich Heine