hey! you didn't finish the story.
as the man walked on, through the wood, thinking enlightened thoughts about man and nature and circle of life. he stumbled upon two bears who promptly ate him. one bear turned to the other and said "see! what did i tell ya! they taste like chicken!"
Then the other bear said "But that was a chicken!" "Aw shucks!" said the oyher bear, licking his lips. "Those damned buddhas always lead my mind, and now we've missed that woman too!!!"