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Why am I Still Here?

March 31, 2012

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So after kind of bashing the legitimacy of spiritual seeking online, I’m still here and planning to write about spiritual topics. And Myers-Briggs. But why? Why bother? Why does anyone blog? 1) Because I do viscerally feel connected with people online.  My feelings about blogging – my blogs and other people’s – are real to […]

4 Reasons You Won’t Find Enlightenment Online

March 28, 2012

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I recently  watched Ethan Nichtern’s  talk called  “The Internet Is Not Your Teacher.”  which explains why, if you are seeking spirituality on the internet, your meanderings are doomed to superficiality. I’ve summarized 4 reasons, drawing mostly from his talk (thanks to Buddhist Geeks for including a transcript!). 1. Wisdom is Cheap First-off, Nichtern discusses the […]

Blogging without the Devil

January 28, 2012

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Q: How shall I start? A: With a question. A question loosens reality as you know it. It allows the possibility of something beyond your awareness. It is an invitation. (Don’t ask what you think you should ask, stick to your most sincere questions). Q: Is this how I should write this blog? In Q&A […]