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Archives for February, 2015

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The Empty Fullness of Life

One strain of meditative practice within Buddhism leads us to appreciation of emptiness. As we trace experience to its core, it dissolves before our eyes.

This happens, for instance, in the psyche. Our sense of identity seems solid until we try to locate it in the mind, where we discover only a mass of competing influences without fixed axis.

If we seek solidity in 'real-world' experience, we discover that our minds offer us halls of mirrors. Perceptions are but...
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Your Inner River


We know we're made of water. The bodily proportion of H2O is 50% in females and 60% in males. My new project, , aims to help us understand what it means to be a human organism, and to take that understanding inward by way of felt experience. By appreciating our biological nature, we can begin to feel more grounded and less alone, a key task in recovering after childhood adversity. It helps to...
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