150. koan village: a mysterious temple

one day, the guru awoke to find a temple hovering over his village. this was strange, but even stranger was the villagers’ reaction, which was no reaction. the guru asked one of the villagers about the temple, and the villager said, “what temple?”

“the temple that’s floating in the sky!” he exclaimed.

“oh,” the villager replied. “i assumed since no one else was reacting, it must not be a big deal.”

all of the villagers said the same thing, so the guru had to investigate on his own.