635. bad answers to bad questions

the guru had a new idea: when he got a question he didn’t want to answer, he told the asker to donate to this school.

“guru, how can we become rich?”

donate to my school.”

“guru, how can we attain zen without effort?”

donate to my school.”

“guru, are you worried that the constant attempts to exhort more money out of your faithful followers and students will alienate them?”

“finally, a real question. my answer: i know it will, but i don’t care.”

if you have a question for the guru, reply to this email.