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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

By Christina Sarich Source: Waking Times Thich Naht Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect … Continue reading

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Zig Zag Zen: An Interview with Author Allan Badiner

The Intersection of Psychedelic Spirituality and Buddhist Practice By Jennifer Bleyer Source: MAPS Buddhism and psychedelic use have been linked since at least the 1950s, when influential thinkers and writers such as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Alan Watts experimented … Continue reading

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Cosmic Pessimism

By Eugene Thacker Source: continent. We’re Doomed. Pessimism is the night-side of thought, a melodrama of the futility of the brain, a poetry written in the graveyard of philosophy. Pessimism is a lyrical failure of philosophical thinking, each attempt at … Continue reading

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Buddhism and the Brain

Many of Buddhism’s core tenets significantly overlap with findings from modern neurology and neuroscience. So how did Buddhism come close to getting the brain right? By David Weisman Source: Seed Magazine Over the last few decades many Buddhists and quite … Continue reading

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The Wisdom in the Dark Emotions

I recently rediscovered the following article (through Disinfo.com) which seems more applicable to the world today than when it was originally written more than ten years ago. It may help explain certain questions about our culture such as: Why so … Continue reading

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