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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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]