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Stopping the Mind

“Once there is right view, birth and death can no longer touch you. At that point, whether you stay or go, you do so as a free person…You should stop the mind that is always wandering around, running to the neighbor’s house to study Zen… achieve the state of having nothing to do…” 1,191 more words

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Neither young nor old

When I was young, I thought of age as something “out there” somewhere. I had my healthy, active, young self, with all the things it could do. 1,036 more words

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Love and Resentment

I was a child caregiver, my mother having developed rheumatoid arthritis when she was in her twenties. I can barely remember her driving our old red-and-white station wagon. 1,446 more words

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Feminine and Strong

Source: The Daily Mail

Muliebrity. I bet that’s a word you don’t know.

Our minds like to put things in easy categories, and gender is, for most of us, a very handy way of defining these categories. 591 more words

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Surgeon and ?

So here’s a riddle for you:

A man and his son are in a car accident. The man is killed instantly, and his son is rushed to the local hospital. 346 more words

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Mixing It Up: Introduction

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We humans like to think in tidy, distinct categories. Things are different, or they are the same. If they are different, we put them in different piles. 555 more words

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Why this blog?

Dear friends,

I’ve just started a blog that has the tagline, “Thoughts on economics, ethics, gender, climate, language, Zen, and a few other things…” What in the world could those things have in common?? 267 more words

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