Problem: You need support for an idea, belief, practice, or principle.
Context: Your idea has no empirical or experiential support.
Solution: Couch your idea in terms of both (Western) science and (Eastern) Zen.
Resulting Context: The East/West, Science/Zen dialectic synthesizes an irresistible WholeTruth?Known Uses:EvolvingSystems ?
Related Pattern: WhenInDoubtTaoIt?ScienceItOrZenIt.
See Also: ThetansAndFnordsCategoryAntiPattern