Conceptual division

The conceptual division of aspiration and rationality is as dualistic – hence, as untenable – as the independent existence of form and essence, appearance and reality, self and not-self, and every other dualistic notion exhibited by the hesitant, fearful, and repressed forms of passivity, often in the guise of scientific rationalism or radical skepticism.

Excerpt from,  Zen Cosmology: Dogen’s Contribution to the Search for a New Worldview