Okay just out of curiousity, lets assume a person sits zazen long enough to become more of a balanced individual, Could that balance be sensed by a person who doesn't sit?
Not in a objective "oh, Jim Bob seems in a better mood today" kind of way, but like in a subconscious/intuitional/sixth sense kind of way?
Is an individual's alignment with the present moment contagious to another individual at all, and could a person's experience of life be influenced by that individuals alignment-meaning they too feel at ease with this moment, just cuz there in the individuals presence? Even if the interaction is brief, like between you and a cashier at the market?
I know its getting in the hocus-pocus area, but I also know we humans are quite sensitive people, it's food for thought I guess.