Space-time. Buddhism. Why not? We can easily take the Three Marks (Suffering, impermanence, not-self) and adapt them to that model. Whenever we view something as separate from space-time, there’s suffering. When we view things as isolated from space-time, we make them into something very small and fragile. A person is tiny and short-lived. But space-time […]
I live in LaSalle County, Illinois. It’s a land dominated by cows, cornfields, American Legions and giant churches. There’s a bar for every corner, two churches for every bar, and 20 banks for every church. My neighbor’s rooster sometimes wakes me up in the morning, and last week my mom had to usher a small […]
That’s a great question, John. When I started this last year, I had a far different intention than I do now. It was so different than I don’t even remember what it was. My current intentions are 1) to share and 2) to build something You’ll see a lot of Buddhist shit on this blog, […]
A new meditation exercise.
The heart of enlightenment is twofold: Clear seeing and complete understanding. These two are really not two; they depend on each other. If there’s clear seeing without complete understanding, then that’s like a person hallucinating the full moon on a new moon night. They might see the moon clearly with all of its canyons and […]
Buddhism is in fact a whole, a single inter-connected Path that began with Siddhartha and continued to develop over the millennia.