Do(ing) The Right Thing (2018/11/02 08:00)
"moral action is also, inevitably, practical action, and immoral action is inevitably impractical..."
Sometimes Nothing Can Be A Real Cool Hand (2018/10/26 05:00)
There's this line about Zen practice that comes up a lot, that it doesn't "give" you anything.
Now Is The Only Moment Of Your Life, And Other Necessary Delusions (2018/09/25 05:00)
It doesn't mean the present moment is the only thing that exists, or that plans are foolish things.
Too Smart For Your Own Good (2018/09/03 08:00)
"Beginner's mind" is not something we can impose on others.
Enlightenment NOW!!! (2018/05/27 05:00)
The desire for something quick is not itself wrong.
This Is What You Want, This Is What You Get (2018/04/18 08:00)
"No man demands what he desires; each man demands what he fancies he can get."
Theorizers Vs. Practitioners (2018/04/01 05:00)
Zen matters when it's practiced; it's getting people to practice that's the hard part.
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.
The Royal We And The Singular I (2018/02/26 08:00)
On what we do with the discovery that we're not things, but processes.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind