we see what we expect to see.
rope or snake?
stick or serpent?
it make as no matter if one claims the story is Buddhist or Hindu,
or if you call it a fable, a parable or a proverb.
there really was a snake in the path.
open Your Eyes!
see the Splendor!
(and remember there are others on the path as well,
and some of them don’t even have feet!)