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I was sick last week. Flu or cold, I don’t know. But it was nasty. It was so bad I did not even go to our Mt. Baldy retreat. When you’re sick, it’s not pleasant, but, for me, it’s usually just a stuffy nose, some sneezing, and lots of sleeping on the couch. This one […]
I’m sorry. I don’t keep up with the meditation scene around the country or around the world. I don’t maintain a list of good places to practice zazen. Apart from the very small number of places I’ve actually visited, I know nothing about who’s doing what in the Zen world. In fact, I can’t say I […]
In less than two weeks, I will be leading yet another Three Day Zen and Yoga Retreat at Mt. Baldy Zen Center. This one is April 13-15, 2018. Sign up now for the early bird discount (none of your retreat fee will go to me, by the way)! Signing up sooner also helps us a […]
The other day I put up a quote on the evil monster that is Facebook from an interview with my favorite singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock. It went, “Any culture which is based around sitting around taking drugs I would say was pretty close to being nihilistic. Especially ones as confusing and vapid as marijuana and LSD. You […]
Imagine a society in which every individual has access to power capable of destroying a city. How about capable of destroying a state? A nation? A world? If you envision alien beings capable of interstellar travel, you are, by necessity, envisioning a society wherein individuals have access to such devastating power. If you look at […]