A little bit on kensho…

Over at digitalZENDO, there is an great piece on discussing the elusive experience of insight that Zennists call kensho: Avoiding talking about Kensho, does not make use virtuous or spiritual. Maybe it’s the contrary, it perhaps avoiding a direct conversation...

Should I Leave My Teacher?

I thought I’d share this exchange I just had with a reader: Michael, for some reason, issues of guru abuse are coming at me from every direction. I just had a good friend call me asking to talk – she has been with a guru here in the Bay Area for 7 years...

Bernie Madoff’s malfunctioning mirror neurons

Salon offers up an interesting article this morning questioning the way Madoff’s mind works. I suspect we all wonder what, if anything, Madoff feels when directly confronted by those he has utterly destroyed. He cooked the books and perpetually lied to his...

Just Let the Ego Bless the Economy!

Here’s an interesting post. Dr. Susan Corso offers some advice that sounds like something that could come from The Secret: It’s time to BLESS THE ECONOMY, and quit winging and moaning about how bad it all is. Now don’t misunderstand me. I’m not...

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