Wash your bowl

An old Zen koan basically ends “Since you have eaten your breakfast therefore go and wash your bowl.” Christopher Morley had a few dish washing scenes in “The Haunted Bookshop” with a shelf and an open book situated so that one might read while they work. Morley was a great advocate of reading. Back then, shortly after the Great War, various authors felt that if they could only create the right novel it would persuade the world to give up warfare.

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One Response to “Wash your bowl”

  1. carlo Says:

    Are therefore to empty our bookshelves?

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