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Is It OK to Punch a Nazi?

Is It OK to Punch a Nazi?

I want to punch someone. You do too. You can deny it, if you want. I did for a very long time. Lots of people deny it. That doesn’t change anything. It’s OK that you want to punch someone. There’s nothing you can do about it. It’s just how it is to be the kind […]

Clinical and Indigenous Culture Use of Psychedelics

Clinical and Indigenous Culture Use of Psychedelics

Someone apparently asked the following as a comment on a recent video on my YouTube channel called “My Druggy Daze,” but it didn’t show up in the comments section (I get them as emails). I don’t know if the commenter deleted it themselves or if something went wrong. I did not delete it. In fact, […]

Spiritual Teachers, Stop Enabling Addicts!

Spiritual Teachers, Stop Enabling Addicts!

I recently put up a video strongly criticizing the folks over at a website called Buddhist Geeks for promoting the use of psychedelic drugs as a “spiritual practice.” I’ve written and made videos about this subject before. People who use these drugs for “spiritual purposes” often take my criticism of their form of drug use […]

Buzz Words

Buzz Words

Yesterday I said on Facebook and Twitter, “I identify as someone who automatically mistrusts anyone who starts a sentence with ‘I identify as’.” When I saw that some folks took that as a dig against transgender people, I regretted saying it that way. But, by then, the discussion below my comment had grown so long and […]