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January 2008 Archives

The Areas of My (non)Expertise

posted by Stillman Brown

By Stillman Brown My areas of expertise are thin, scraggly, and can’t support much more than weeds. This week I find myself drawn towards a subject about which I am singularly unqualified to pontificate upon: politics. I’ve been eating and […]

45 Ways to Deconstruct Cosmo

posted by Stillman Brown

I know it’s not my day, but I thought I’d share this with the many eager readers of One City (“The O.C.” for short). We bloggers are on a strict rotation, so I hope I’m not stepping on anyone’s toes, […]

Getting Active

posted by Ethan Nichtern

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” –The Doc So there are times when it feels right to get off your ass. Not that I don’t get off my ass already, but sometimes there […]

The Whole Bodhisattva Mishpuchah—Capisce?

posted by Ellen Scordato

I’ve been sprinkled with holy water; immersed myself, head to toe, sans makeup, nail polish, clothing, and moisturizer, in a mikvah (the Jewish ritual bath); and finally had an Asian woman snap her fingers at me. ItalBuJu. That’s not a […]

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Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »


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