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The Sad Tale of How My Zen Teacher Failed to See Me

The Sad Tale of How My Zen Teacher Failed to See Me

I want to study the doctrine of non-self. But first, I want you to listen to all my personal details.  I said this (more or less) to all of my Zen teachers. They listened politely while I talked and talked and talked about my life story. Maybe they’d nod, or shake their heads, or go, […]

The Media Virus

The Media Virus

I vowed not to mention the pathogen-of-the-moment on the Internet for the next ten days and I’m breaking that vow here — sort of. The reason I didn’t want to mention the pathogen is because I have no expertise or useful information. The only potentially valuable opinions I have to offer, I have offered already. […]