I'm OK!

I’m OK!

I received two emails today from readers who were worried about me because I haven’t put anything on this blog since June. I’m OK! I may not be putting much on this blog, but I am doing a lot of video for my YouTube channel. You can find it at  https://www.youtube.com/hardcorezen The reason I’m not […]

Activism and the Central Nervous System

Activism and the Central Nervous System

Yesterday I posted a video on YouTube of a conversation I had with Sensei Alex Kakuyo. Sensei Alex is one of my favorite contemporary Buddhist teachers. He’s a young guy, but very wise and very serious about his practice. It was a great conversation about Buddhism and activism. I hope you’ll take a look. It’s […]

Sentient Beings

Sentient Beings

“(The phrase) ‘all sentient beings’ discussed now in the Buddha-way, means all beings possessing mind, for mind itself is sentient beings. Those beings not possessing mind should equally be sentient beings, because sentient beings  are, as such, mind. Therefore mind is invariably sentient beings; sentient beings are necessarily the Buddha Nature of existence. Grasses and trees, […]

UNSUBSCRIBING

UNSUBSCRIBING

Over the past couple of days I have deleted the “news” app from my phone and unsubscribed to anything “news-like” that I was getting via email. I’ve deleted the “news” section from my YouTube feed as well. I’m not looking at Facebook or Twitter, although I will keep posting links to new articles and videos […]

CDC and WHO Warn That a Second Wave of Coronavirus May Be Even Worse

CDC and WHO Warn That a Second Wave of Coronavirus May Be Even Worse

A number of people on my various social media platforms have been sharing the story that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) have warned us that a second wave of coronavirus infections might come later in the year, and that it might be even worse than the current one. […]