Simetra7 said:Dr.Yes said:Yes. I've also heard or felt that Zen is a rather exclusive sort of practice where its a kind of boot camp nazi crap, a kind of brain washing technique that disallows for things other than "the now".
What 'other things' are you talking about?
Conditions other than 'the now' may include any of the following:
then, again, before, after, probability, possibility, prediction, plans, history, prehistory, imagined scenarios and so on.