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next lifetime: on the origins of religious experience

I don’t believe any of this stuff, right?  So how come I can see it all so clearly? Maybe I’ve just got no imagination at all.  I can see the house vividly.  Every detail, from ceilings to secret balconies and … Continue reading

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rudolf steiner in seven-part harmony

It’s your seven-year cycle,” she said. “You’re coming up on the next seven, so that’s why you feel that something’s about to change.” And I thought, well what a load of crap. And then I thought about it. And then … Continue reading

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a conundrum for our compassion

a ten-year-old murder case in San Jose begets murder last week and presents a conundrum for our compassion Continue reading

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techno-bling and the demise of the Qigong master

[powerpress] Sylvester teaches Aikido to 80 year old ladies. And Qigong. And breath work. And energy work, of course. Whole food nutrition. Color and aroma therapy. African-American pragmatism. If it’s a healing art — he can convey it. And the … Continue reading

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a kaddish for easy expectations

The easy expectations—the stuff we’re just sure we know—turn out to be where we’re wrong. Continue reading

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