[Python-ideas] Retire or reword the "Beautiful is better than ugly" Zen clause

Jonathan Fine jfine2358 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 13:31:51 EDT 2018

Possibly off topic - but it is about beauty.

Anders wrote

> I just happen to be a Zen Buddhist! And you’re right. The worst reaction you are likely to get is an eye roll.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thich_Naht_Hahn is a Zen Buddhist. He has said

    To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need
    to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

I wonder if this is related to the beauty in "The Zen of Python".


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