Yearly Archives: 2014


“The shaman’s experience of sickness, torture, death and regeneration implies, at a higher level, the idea of being made whole through sacrifice, of being changed by transubstantiation and exalted to the pneumatic man – in a word, apotheosis – elevated

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Personal Mythos

Emperor Wu of Liang asked the great master Bodhidharma, “What is the first principle of the holy teaching?”          Bodhidharma said, “Vast emptiness, nothing holy.”          The Emperor asked, “Who stands before me?”          Bodhidharma said, “I don’t know.”  

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Seriously, this is not meant to be depressing…..fact is, the more people who know what is behind the present war-mongering, the LESS likely it is to continue happening. Gradually, gradually, because of the whispers they hear from their neighbours,  the

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No going or coming away

I quit seeking. If I ever was. There is nothing to find I stop measuring every thought, every emotion, every action with some invisible calipers to see if it measures up. I don’t mind if it does or it doesn’t.

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The New Feudalism

In the last few decades there has been an enormous redistribution of wealth globally. Fewer than 85 people own half the world’s wealth. There is another slightly larger stratum below them who own most of what is left, and the

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Real Versus Unreal

“You know what truth is? It’s some crazy thing my neighbor believes. If I want to make friends with him, I ask him what he believes. He tells me, and I say, “Yeah, yeah – ain’t it the truth?” ~Kurt

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On Hydraulic Fracturing.   I speak to the elite who rule the world, those who have their paws around the jugular, those who have amassed the illegal fortunes that pay the pipers. I speak to you who would force yourself

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