149. The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said , 'The work of the philosopher consists in assembling reminders for a particular purpose'. Taking our cue from Wittgenstein we might say that the work of the Zen master, like that of the philosopher, 'consists in assembling reminders for a particular purpose'. We might even say that this work of 'assembling reminders for a particular purpose' is a fairly accurate description of the sort of practice that we, as Zen practitioners, are engaged in. Recall our basic practice of 'just this breath' and how we come back again and again to 'just this breath' and to the treasure that is to be found in 'just this breath'.