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Thu, Sep. 6th, 2007, 05:54 am
stevencaldwell: The APEC sutta

 If anyone feels like continuing this short satirical (though hopefully respectful) 'sutta' please do. It was written in response to the APEC conference being held in Sydney at the moment.

Thus have I heard, one day the Buddha took his place at the APEC conference after rising gracefully above the anti-protest barricades, negotiating security checks on his bowl and beaming loving kindness at the batallions of police armed with capsicum spray. The Lord sat in tranquil ease between two delegates. One of these delegates adjusted his tie to one side, circumvented another security check, waited for the noise of the Blackhawk helicopter to subside then turned to the Buddha and said...