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The Thicket of Views.

The notion “a thicket of views” came in for a well deserved battering from non-buddhism in the context of the anti-intellectualism endemic in much contemporary American Buddhist populism. 2,404 more words


Memory and Questioning

Sometimes, as a teacher, I feel like I am supposed to know everything.
Really, I hold a collection of facts and understandings that I can share with my students. 383 more words


Cold……calculated crowds

critique conformists creating caricatures…..

Carry on…converse! Contaminate communities…

conclude candid conversations can’t be conducted….

concerning culture


Elijah - Draft - Part 1

One must understand the need for exploration and this is why Eljiah Jacobs packed up his car to visit a ghost.  It was a dare and his girlfriend wanted to go as well.  377 more words


Book Review: "Chasing the Scream" by Johann Hari

I believe that Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari is one of the most important books currently on our shelves. 749 more words

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Sore Victim

I ran away from a beast last night because I didn’t want to become another victim after a year of togetherness. I caught a glimpse of his metamorphosis that morning. 207 more words


Well, you were warned...

As mentioned, the illustrious ex-Governor of Alaska gets a bit of attention this week.  Well, at least indirectly…

The Iowa Freedom Summit (now there’s a name) was held in late January, and it featured a number of conservative Big Names giving speeches.  480 more words

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