Arty Old Bird has this interesting post up in her blog.
I strongly believe in the dictum that one should not reinvent the wheel. So without any compunction, I shall share a Zen story as required by Val.
A martial arts student approached his teacher with a question.
“I’d like to improve my knowledge of the martial arts. In addition to learning from you, I’d like to study with another teacher in order to learn another style. What do you think of this idea?”
“The hunter who chases two rabbits,” answered the master, “catches neither one.”