Archive of all blog posts tagged 'Brad Warner'

2018


The Unthinkable Lightness Of Being (2018/03/20 05:00)
On how Zen and Buddhism are not anti-intellectual, but non-intellectual. Big diff there.

2016


You Are Not Your F***ing Khakis Dept. (2016/05/10 10:00)
And you're not your desires, either.

2015


The Un-Educator Dept. (2015/08/05 01:00)
Why "teaching" creativity may be a misnomer at best and a waste at worst.

Holy Fools Dept. (2015/06/24 11:20)
I'll tell me what to really think.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Dept. (2015/01/07 04:00)
Warning: Navel-gazing within!

2014


Der Ding An Sicht Dept. (2014/11/03 11:00)
Writing: the work that validates itself. (But who really believes that?)

Here's Your Engraved Invitation Dept. (2014/09/26 10:00)
Writing: there's a best way, a right way, and in the end, your way.

Talk Down To Me Dept. (2014/08/25 10:00)
Does success make it impossible to speak truth to power?

Me Me Me Dept. (2014/08/04 10:00)
On the self that plays tricks on the self by being the self, or something.

You Suffer But Why? Pt. The Last Dept. (2014/07/25 10:00)
Last ride on the suffering train, I swear!

How To Improve The World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) Dept. (2014/07/23 10:00)
Don't just do something, sit there!

all is not one (2014/01/19 02:25)
The systematic study of most any spiritual path (in my case, Zen) leads you, if you're lucky, to confront the incarnate meaning of the clich├ęs thrown around by people who have at best read a few books about it. "All...

2013


Go Go Go Said The Bird Dept. (2013/10/27 10:00)
On escapism.

Kill Your Idols Some More Dept. (2013/03/07 10:00)
The artist isn't a guru, a god, or sometimes even a good guy.

2012


Calling Me Names Dept. (2012/10/24 10:00)
Labels, like "Buddhist" or "science fiction", are both a boon and a bane. We know this, but what do we really do about it?

All There On The Page Dept. (2012/05/18 10:00)
What is it that a book does better than a movie? Especially when it's SF?

Rebel Buddha (Dzogchen Ponlop) (2012/05/01 10:00)
We are, I think, finally beginning to see the full flowering of a literature of true native Western Buddhism. By this I mean works written by Buddhists who are Westerners first and foremost, and whose understanding of both Western life...

Baking the Bread of Yearning Dept. (2012/02/08 12:33)
Sometimes wanting to be a writer is the worst way to be a writer.

What the Buddha Thought (Richard Gombrich) (2012/01/28 07:18)
Ambitious attempt to place the Buddha in, and outside of, his historical context as a thinker and philosopher.

2011


Sit Down and Shut Up: Punk Rock Commentaries on Buddha, God, Truth, Sex, Death, and Dogen's Treasury of the Right Dharma Eye (Brad Warner) (2011/12/30 12:10)
Brad Warner explains one of Zen's more difficult texts with verve and unpretentious charm.

Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality (Brad Warner) (2011/12/07 12:34)
Zen explained by a former punk rocker. No, really. And explained very well, too.


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Science fiction, rebooted.

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