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Why Should We Meditate?

One of my top FAQs (that’s Frequently Asked Questions, grandpa!) is “Why should we meditate?” It’s a good, honest question. And lots of meditation teachers have good answers. A lot of times they’ll quote scientific surveys involving brain scans of meditating monks and things like that. Sometimes they’ll drag out that big doorstop of a […]

(By the way, there aren't enough toes on that Deinonychus. They had three toes -  two to stand on and one to rip down lemons from lemon trees!)

What Do Most People Believe About God?

Previously on this blog, I put up a video promoting my forthcoming book There Is No God And He Is Always With You. In this video I said something like, “I don’t think most people who consider themselves spiritual believe in an anthropomorphic creator God who is basically a giant white man on a throne […]

On Neo-Atheism

Here is the first of a number of short videos I made to promote the forthcoming release of my book There Is No God and He Is Always With You. Enjoy!

Living Room Tour 2013

Living Room Tour 2013

As many of you already know, I have a new book that’s about to be released called There Is No God And He Is Always With You (you can pre-order it from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or Indie Bound). This is without any doubt my best book yet. But I feel like the promotion isn’t […]

What Is Enlightenment?

What Is Enlightenment?

Over the past couple of days the question of what constitutes “awakening” has come up a lot in the comments section of this blog. A correspondent called Petrichoric said: “I don’t think that every single person in a sangha or every zen master is a wonderful, kind person, but, um, they fucking should be or […]