Particular forms actualized by particular beings

To clarify, the Zen practitioner assimilates and utilizes the findings and methods of science, for example, as specific instances of existence-time, expressions effective for advancing liberation and fulfillment, not as fixed laws or infallible techniques. Such assimilation and use is simply the natural conduct of one that recognizes existence-time as constituted of particular forms actualized by particular beings.

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