'Well, I expect you have heard of Rule One, right?' he said.
That seemed to give them pause. One said, 'We know millions of rules, human.'
'Billions. Trillions,' said another.
'Well, you can't attack me,' said Lu-Tze, ' 'cos of Rule one.'
The nearest Auditors went into a huddle.
'It must involve gravitation.'
'No, quantum effects. Obviously.'
'Logically there cannot be a Rule One because at that point there would be no concept of plurality.'
'But if there is not a Rule One, can there be any other rules? If there is no Rule One, where is Rule Two?'
'There are millions of rules! They cannot fail to be numbered!'
Wonderful, thought Lu-Tze. All I have to do is wait until their heads melt.