Nondepressive Anhedonia

9781572247567We (can) go from wanting everything to wanting nothing.

This vector of desire makes sense to me.

We (can) go from conditional joy (enjoying ourselves only when conditions are in accordance with our desires) to unconditional joy (enjoying ourselves regardless of the conditions we find ourselves in).


Verses of Awakening

Interpreting poetry is a dirty business. Understanding why it affected you is not so bad.  Here’s another verse that woke me up the other day.

Korean Zen preceptor Naong (1320-1376):

With the true emptiness of nonaction,