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Multiple Worlds, Fake News, Rick and Morty, Trump, and Reality

Multiple Worlds, Fake News, Rick and Morty, Trump, and Reality

Tomorrow, Tuesday December 13, 2016 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time (7 p.m. Eastern)  on Angel City Zen Center’s first ever live streaming webinar I’ll be giving a talk and answering questions from listeners/viewers afterward. You can sign up to join here: http://www.dogensanghalosangeles.org/dharma-chat-with-brad-warner-13dec2016/ Here’s a taste of what I plan to get into tomorrow. The election of Donald […]

Zen in the Age of Fake News and Trump: A Webinar

Zen in the Age of Fake News and Trump: A Webinar

The Angel City Zen Center is hosting its first ever live streaming webinar on Tuesday December 13, 2016 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time (7 p.m. Eastern). I’ll be giving the talk and answering questions from listeners/viewers afterward. You can sign up to join here: http://www.dogensanghalosangeles.org/dharma-chat-with-brad-warner-13dec2016/ The title of the talk will be “Zen in the […]

Fake News

Fake News

The latest example of obsessive dot-connecting is Pizzagate. If you haven’t heard of Pizzagate, my best advice is don’t even go there. It’s yet another example of the entertaining things you can do with your brain by trying to connect up unrelated pieces of information. Of course, the big problems come when you take that […]

My nice and nephew's grandfather Al Goldman at Hitler's "Eagle's Nest" in 1945

Assumptions

Here’s an email I got the other day: Here’s what some American Buddhists and their families are experiencing these days: – I get repeated messages from my kids’ school.  Violence against students of color has increased since the election and more and more children are skipping classes out of pure terror.  The school hired more […]

Buddhists for Trump Part 2

Buddhists for Trump Part 2

In a recent interview, Ian Mackaye, formerly of the bands Minor Threat and Fugazi said, “I was trying to think of an illustration of how I’ve thought about this election. I had this vision of being on a boat that you have no control over – you’re just a passenger. There’s this vicious fistfight up […]