Zen centers itself around questioning. In this talk Michael suggests that we get past ego’s habitual inertia by recognizing its tendency to “fortify itself against vulnerability”. From here we allow acceptance and non-attachment to support our spiritual work. In this way, authentic awakening, like Zen itself, is about the questioning that is informed by Unknowing. Questions and comments deal with equanimity surrounding President Bush and Fox News; the difference between questioning and needing to know.
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