Believe in the characters, not the actors KOAN*

believe the charactor not the actorHave you seen the movies The Blind Side or Miss Congeniality starring Sandra Bullock? Have you seen the TV series Bones starring Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz?

The best actors make their characters real. We express ourselves through characters whether we are the actor or the watcher. Characters are art expressing itself through us.

Believe in the characters, not the actors. This is the koan.

*koan: a paradox used in Zen Buddhism as an instrument of meditation in training monks to despair of an ultimate dependence upon reason and to force them into sudden intuitive enlightenment

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