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Mickey Singer’s Funny and Accurate Analogy Describing the Spiritual Path

It’s about hamsters.

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I have bad news for the human race. According to Mickey Singer, we’re not much smarter than hamsters. How so?

Think of a hamster running on a hamster wheel. Trying to get somewhere, but never getting anywhere. Just running in place, day after day, thinking that will get him…




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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

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