Do Spiritual People Believe Thinking Is Bad?

No. Just one kind of thinking.

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In the past few years of writing about and teaching meditation, I get one question more than any other:

“Are you saying that thinking is bad?”

No. I’m not. Nor are Michael Singer, Eckhart Tolle or Thich Nhat Hanh.



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David Gerken

David Gerken


Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at