Dancing With Libtards and Fascists

Dancing With Libtards and Fascists

All of my life I’ve been a confirmed libtard. I was never as committed to the cause as some people. But I did join a hardcore punk band whose main songwriter at the time was a confirmed socialist. Or maybe he was an anarcho-syndicalist? I was never quite sure what that was, but I heard […]

Me and Sky a bunch of years ago. She looks different now.

Waking Up Happy

My niece wrote on Facebook, “wondering when I’ll wake up happy.” She’s 21 and unhappy a lot of the time. I wrote a response that I’d like to share. What’s written below is what I wrote to Sky. — I don’t know if I would say that I wake up “happy.” But I wake up […]

Trump's Stupid "Solution" to School Shootings or Stand Against Suffering Redux

Trump’s Stupid “Solution” to School Shootings or Stand Against Suffering Redux

President Donald Trump issued a series of tweets this morning. They went like this: I never said “give teachers guns” like was stated on Fake News. What I said was to look at the possibility of giving “concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or special training experience – only the best. 20% of […]

Or was the person who shot the arrow Ted Nugent? In that case I'll pull it out for you right now!

The Arrow Parable in Reverse

After I posted my article No Buddhism for YOU, someone on Facebook made the following comment. “I agree with you all that there can be a diversity of approaches and in fact, I imagine that people across the political spectrum have important pieces to offer in transforming the suffering caused by these systemic, and intertwined, […]

No Buddhism for YOU!

No Buddhism for YOU!

Last weekend, 200 prominent Buddhists met in New York City at a conference called “Buddhist Action: Morals, Vision, and Justice.” According to an article in Lion’s Roar, the idea behind the conference was, “Buddhists strive to alleviating suffering. Political and social crises cause immense suffering around the world. How can as-of-yet unconnected Buddhists groups work […]