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MEDICATING INSTEAD OF ELIMINATING…?

February 4th, 2018

I’ve been a life-long—since I was 17—practitioner of various forms of meditation and I’m convinced of the efficacy of the practice. Reading William Little’s Mindfulness courses at work? This should have us all in a rage in The Guardian, however, gave me pause. Little wrote: A couple of friends who live in Denmark came over […]

RACE MATTERS

January 28th, 2018

Race Matters by Cornel West The political triumph of Donald Trump is a symbol and symptom—not cause or origin—of our imperial meltdown. Trump is neither alien nor extraneous to American culture and history. In fact he is as American as apple pie. Yet he is a sign of our spiritual bankruptcy—all spectacle and no substance, […]

DO, FAIL, NOTICE THE FAILURE, DO, FAIL, REPEAT…

January 19th, 2018

I’m still waiting for my copy of Dan Harris’ Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book to come in and Oliver Burkeman, writing this morning in Meditation: how to make yourself sit down and do the damn thing for The Guardian, has given me additional reason to look forward to reading the book. […]

OH COME ON, DEVOTE 60 SECONDS A DAY…

January 4th, 2018

In his interview with Rachel Martin, Dan Harris remarks: People want to do meditation especially at this time of year—the whole “new year, new you” thing. But they feel like it’s just another thing on their to-do list that is further stressing them out, which of course defeats the whole purpose. My answer to this […]