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Hitler, Dogen and Contradictions

Hitler, Dogen and Contradictions

I’ve been reading a lot about Adolf Hitler lately. I’m not turning into a neo-Nazi or anything like that. There’s actually a good reason I’ve been reading about Hitler, which I’ll talk about in public soon enough. Suffice it to say, I’ve become a little bit of a Hitler buff. I actually have an opinion […]

Why Do You Always Complain?

Why Do You Always Complain?

Most people who responded to my previous post seemed to get what I was going for. But as I anticipated, a couple people in the comments section complained about what they saw as my complaining. I want to address this because I think it may be interesting and useful. I find it a little difficult to […]

The Zen Business

The Zen Business

I like my life. It’s good. I have a lot of freedom. I have a shaky and unpredictable, but generally reasonable income. I have people all over the world who like what I do and help me do it. I love my job. If any of the following sounds like complaining, I’m sorry for my […]

There’s More to Meditation Than Meditation

There’s More to Meditation Than Meditation

Once again another article about the dangers of meditation is making the rounds of the Interwebs. This one is from the Guardian in the UK and is called Is Mindfulness Making Us Ill. My favorite part of this new article goes: Rather than removing the source of stress, whether that’s unfeasible workloads, poor management or […]

Ziggy Stardust and the Ace of Spades

Ziggy Stardust and the Ace of Spades

I’m not sure when I first heard David Bowie, but I became a fan when he put out the Scary Monsters album. Ironically, that was the last album of his I ever really cared much about. The stuff he put out after that wasn’t bad — well, other than “Modern Love,” yuck! It just didn’t […]