I saw this article in Sunday’s section of the Herald, the local Long Island newspaper I grew up reading. The article recalls a historic event in Rockville Centre, my hometown. On March 26, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at South Side Junior High, the middle school I attended. Nine days after the speech,…

Supermarkets! Whether Waldbaums, Stew Leonards, ShopRite, Whole Foods, or Hong Kong Supermarket, they inevitably fill me with a combination of revulsion, compassion and philosophy. Having just emerged relative unscathed from a recent trip, I thought of my favorite piece about a supermarket, by the late writer David Foster Wallace. He was probably my favorite decidedly…

Ethan has encouraged me or maybe even teased me a couple times to blog Buddhism themes in the sci-fi TV show Battlestar Galactica, and clearly it’s something he thinks about too. Ok, maybe I should accept my nerdy karma and go with it. Yesterday some of us in Portland went to see the final season…

In a typical Something Big’s Coming Up I Wonder What Cute Things Kids Have To Say About It They’re So Cute-type move, The New York Times has collected letters written by children to Barack Obama in advance of inauguration day. My favorite: Dear President Obama, Here is a list of the first 10 things you…

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Davee Evans

Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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