2017-01-03

Raven 28

What is the holy that cannot be spoken? Hint: Any answer that involves words isn't it. Wittgenstein said, in the final line of his cryptic Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: "Whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must remain silent." But perhaps silence is not the only alternative to speaking? Or, what if speaking IS silence? I probably should have shut up after the first question.

BUDDHA
The next evening Woodpecker spoke up and said, "I'd like to follow up on Buddhist terms. Let's start with the basic one. What is Buddha?"

Raven said, "I won't say."

"Oh, come on!" Woodpecker exclaimed.

Raven let out a croak and flew into the Assembly Oak.
Raven 27

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