Monthly Archives: October 2013

On Resisting Cloud-y Transparency

Little did I know how literally and therefore stupidly Apple would take the motto of my last post, that the best protection is transparency.  But first the backstory. In the early days, there were two grand and divergent ideas about … Continue reading

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On Becoming Transparent

The best protection is transparency. – Chögyam Trungpa How’s that for a motto to live by? I recently heard it from a lama (a teacher in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism) who told our insight meditation class that it is her personal theme … Continue reading

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Your Dreamsong

Imagine being an Aboriginal Australian. (My previous post about Dreamtime will spark your imagination.) Thus transmogrified, imagine now how deep and detailed your knowledge of the earth would be: you’d know it as intimately as you do your lover’s body—which you have also … Continue reading

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Dreamtime As A Way of Being

Imagine a radically different way of being in the world. Imagine you were conceived on the very spot where your mother first felt you moving inside of her. Earlier your father had, er, prepared the soil, but what your mother … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Nondimensional

How often have you used the word nondimensional in a sentence? There are occasions when I might have used it, had I known that was the word for what I was doing. For example, when making calculations that involve physical … Continue reading

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