Tag Archives: Zen

Baruch Spinoza, Part I – or, Don’t Blame God for Religion

Devising this post set my blogging back a considerable amount timewise. It is in response to Caprice, and also in response to Self Control.  It is also a continuation of The Calculus of Decisions. Spinoza is an amazing thinker.  I … Continue reading

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Why the Fuck am I Doing This? – Addendum, Pt. 2

“…It is true, church membership today is higher than ever before, books on religion become best sellers, and more people speak of God than ever before.  Yet this kind of religious profession only covers up a profoundly materialistic and irreligious … Continue reading

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0 = ∞

This is a brief introduction to a long topic.  I will start with a quote.  Maybe we should create a quote page? This comes from D.T. Suzuki (one of the men credited with bringing Zen to the West): “So with … Continue reading

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