Definitely make some great points; writing really helps with reflection, with helps a lot with exploring and coming to grips with our selves.
Meditation is a funny thing. It is ultimately practice for being — like, we are in a being state no matter what we are doing, but through various forms of practice (what most people…
I know so many people who vape this was an excellent article, thank you.
Unfortunately many people do not realize that it’s just the new smoking — originally brought to market as a smoking-cessation aid, now it is just a new habit for many to pick up for long-term use. It is an industry designed to keep you hooked, all the same.
Doesn’t necessarily have to have a theistic slant to it; check out practices around ‘raising windhorse' or ‘lungta' — in the Buddhist framework this is the energy that comes about from realizing emptiness and bodhicitta. It amounts to about the same thing — getting the ego with its hang ups out of the way so you can draw on a more universal, inspired…
Hey Zat — another solid piece. I really like the picture too. Very cool.
Wondering about the quote — is it explode/exploding? Or is it explore/exploring?
Always a pleasure to get to read your thoughts. Cheers
Would love to hear more about your editing process — do you use something like Hemingwayapp, or have a few trusted friends? Anything you’ve found working particularly well ? Feel free to turn that into an article so I can clap some more for it haha :)
Great article Michael — I am surprised no mention of Feynman or the Feynman technique though! Seems so thorough otherwise..
Borrowing the writeup from Shane over at Farnam Street — https://fs.blog/2012/04/feynman-technique/
To borrow the Buddhist framework, the million unnamed Buddhas do far more to contribute and shape our continually developing world than the handful of famous ones we know the most about — the wisdom you pick up from a stranger in passing vs what becomes codified and taught in schools. All the small men behind the great men, so to speak. Or the good…