Ram Tzu says, ‘Ram Tzu is accessible from many levels of misunderstanding. ‘Serious students of enlightenment are in for a wild ride with this little book. The ironic appeal of the subtitle ‘For The Spiritually Advanced’ barely hints at how little Ram Tzu is impressed by individual spiritual achievement.
The 97 free verse poems in No Way are incredibly funny, but for seekers they may also seem paradoxical, heretical, penetrating and insightful. If you’re lucky, you’ll recognize yourself in its pages – it’s good to see when you’ve been taking yourself a little too seriously. One minute you’ll howl with laughter at people s pretenses, and the next you’ll squirm self-consciously as Ram Tzu gleefully points out that you, like the fabled emperor, also wear no clothes.
This widely quoted book is guaranteed not to produce any ‘self-improvement’ in you at all. It has original line drawings by Ted Kingdon, and in Wayne Liquorman’s Introduction, he claims not to know who Ram Tzu really is, but don t you believe it.