Video Game Koan

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

The video game koan.

A student was playing a handheld video game during a class.

The teacher called on the student and asked him what he was doing. The student replied that he was trying to master the game. The teacher said: "There exists a state in which you will not attempt to master the game, and the game will not attempt to master you."

"What is this state?" asked the student. The teacher answered: "Give me your video game, and I will show you."

He gave the game to the teacher who immediately threw it to the ground, breaking it into pieces.

Upon seeing this, the student became enlightened…

 Handheld video game

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