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November 2008 Archives

“Protect the Earth” by, er, trashing it

posted by Greg Zwahlen

I went to the dentist recently, and on my way out I was given a plastic bag to carry very few tiny items (toothbrush, small tube of toothpaste, the usual dental schwag). This was unfortunate, of course, but hardly unusual. […]

Hardcore Dharma: The 5 Hindrances

posted by Julia May Jonas

Listen I know.  If there’s anything more annoying than the holiday’s themselves, it’s the inevitable deluge of “why the holiday’s are annoying in this way and that” pieces that pervade every newspaper, radio segment and blog that pass through our […]

What Type of People Write This Blog?

posted by Stillman Brown

The internet is officially the Coolest Toy Ever. This site, Typealyzer, automatically analyzes the content of a blog and spits out a personality profile of it’s author. Since this is a group blog, the one could assume the result would […]

Internet Curiosities

posted by Stillman Brown

Via Andrew Sully this A.M.: Ginger Anyhow has embroidered a series of romantic text messages received 02/06 to 04/07. Running through the photographs gives one a sense of the relationship’s rise and fall in a abstract but deeply intimate way. The act […]

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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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