How Shall I Live, and Other Questions We Can Only Answer in Our Imaginations
Ethics Are Impossible Where There’s No Justice
If you ask yourself the question, “How shall I live?”, what do you hear in response? And whom do you hear it from? It’s a powerful question, maybe the most powerful. A question as old as time.
Zen Master Suzuki Roshi answered it by saying, “Wake up! Life is transient, swiftly passing. Be aware the great matters. Don’t waste time.” How about Suzuki Roshi’s admonition as an answer for how to have a generous, ethical, life? Or as a theme for how to live a joyful life in the law?