Monthly Archives: October 2018


cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti This past weekend I attended a get-together of about 20 enthusiastic, knowledgeable people on the subject of radical non-duality, organized around the (rare) visit of Jim Newman (Non-Duality Dude) to North America. The message … Continue reading

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On Compassion: Michael Dowd Sermon

Michael Dowd based his sermon this past weekend on my Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care post, focusing in particular on the eight essential human needs listed above. He outlines a naturalistic, holistic, ecocentric approach to coming to … Continue reading

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artwork from a collection of Nick Smith, possibly by John Wareham “Hey, haven’t seen you in ages. How are you?” “Well, I’m still the world’s most blessed agnostic, lost and scared, hopelessly dreaming of impossibly peaceful and beautiful places and … Continue reading

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True Story

Cartoon from poorlydrawnlines. Tell me the true story, about the time when that man Took you in to lend a hand, and how you took him for a spin And that money you saved you stole from him… Tell me the true … Continue reading

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