Reflections and dystrophies

Two monks were arguing about a flag. One said, “The flag is moving.”The other said, “The wind is moving.” The sixth patriarch, Zeno, happened to be passing by. He told them,  “Not the wind, not the flag; mind is moving.”

Douglas R. Hofstadter, Godel, Escher, Bach

…The seventh patriarch, Marzano, happened to be passing by after Zeno and he told them, “Not the wind, not, the flag, not the mind: you are fixed.”

 

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