Academic Zen

During a phone conversation, King-of-Snakes wondered as to how, a common friend who shall remain unnamed, who was so well known for his laziness, still managed to have a better publication record (of one paper per year). King-of-Teachers speculated: “If you are lazy by nature, be lazy; if you are hard working, be hard working. It is by going against your nature that your productivity comes down.” On hearing and saying this, both the hearer and speaker attained enlightenment (and, hopefully will improve their respective (dismal) publication records 🙂


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