It's better than dirt,
worse than an enchanter's curse:
a glance and slight smirk.
The small bit if cognitive science knowledge I have comes from philosophy classes taken a decade ago. One interesting thing I heard is that...
splashing images in few words,
quick as waterfalls.
'Not for us boneheads!'
said the skeleton who thought
his pun was funny.
You're probably aware of the role Mikhail Bakhtin has played in the development of a discourse on 'dialogic acts'. Charles Taylor developed...
Invest in patience
as rain does, creating life
out of barrenness.
Myself, I've been averse to arguments since birth --or perhaps since past lives. I was thinking of starting a thread to address this same issue....
Just wanted to add that this website, interfaith.org, could be seen as an example of this new kind of organizational entity I speak of....
This second decade of the 21st century offers us all a unique crossroads of many paths. We are either heading towards global consolidation of...
Thanks for getting us back on track. Tajasi, I agree with your point about the danger of getting hung up on one name for the divine. Over the...
Ten underappreciated brilliant books.
call it sleep. Henry Roth
A Strange Manuscript found...
Brushing aside the question of how the name of the Abrahamic god is best transliterated, other questions I'd like to throw out there are, why was...
Actually, here is my relpy to this koan.
Knowing and not knowing what the self is not is and is not contentment.
Thread through a needle
camels gleaming golden, or
give away your wealth.
Never left, there's no where else.
Thanks for seeing something in haiku.
Its reach upholds us.
We, morphing butterflies, fly
from grasping fingers.
I like all the posts on this thread.
If the koan were one that required me to give a reply to a roshi, I'd say, where the self is not is not...
spruce trees creak, dance, and whisper.
Wind remains unseen.
In an article written for the First Inter-American Symposium on Feminist Intercultural Theology, published 2007, Marciel Mena-Lopez seeks to bring...
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