583. personal koans

the guru posted a sign that said, “everyone who pledges $3 to my school may request a koan on any topic they please!”

a student said, “i want a koan on selling out.”

the guru said, “that’ll be three dollars.”

another student said, “i want a koan on alienating loyal subscribers by putting #zen up for sale.”

the guru said, “ooh, i’ve already make six dollars!”

the tortoise said, “guru, do you think that you might be destroying all that you’ve created by soliciting money for your wisdom, which was once free?”

the guru replied, “where’s your three bucks?”

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