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American Buddhist Perspective

Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him – then punched him…

It’s not often that I write about local politics lately, but this story is worth reporting. The Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Greg Gianforte, has tonight been accused of grabbing a reporter by the neck and slamming him to the ground. In the wake of this, the state’s largest city newspaper, the [Read More...]

Monkey Mind

William Flees the Pope & the Razor is Sharpened

“It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.” Bertrand Russell It was on this day in 1328 that the minister general of their Franciscan order and three other friars, including William of Occam, fled the papal court at Avignon. They [Read More...]

Bodhisattva Road

All Training Is On The Job

I’ve learned something important since I started leading the Zen group at the Rime Center. I’ve been reading about Zen philosophy and history for a long time. Studying this subject dominates my free time. I don’t know why, but I am one to get really excited about reading a Zen text, even reading the [Read More...]


Faithfully Religionless: Timber Hawkeye at TEDxHonolulu 2012