Before Trying to Attain Enlightenment, Try to Have Some Basic Manners

Would you turn up half an hour* late for a job interview and expect to get the job?  How about an examination or a date with a potential special other?

Should you expect the interviewer, examiner or date to bear with you because you had something more important?
How about if you do it repeated several times over a few years?  What does that say about either your attitude towards the other party’s time, or your own decency and basic manners?

Before trying to attain Enlightenment, try to have some basic manners.
Suki hontu! ^_^

* At times, it can extend to more than one or two hours actually, but let’s not get picky here. 😉