Year: 2012

Mystics and Money

The ancient Greek philosopher, Thales, had a problem. The people in his community were always making fun of him. They would say, “Philosophy and mysticism are clearly useless since you are so poor. Give up your studies of Nature and

11 People I Actually Like (All Dead)

I’m a bit of a curmudgeon. I guess I’m one of those crazy mystics bothered by the prospect of spending the next 50 years or so in a world of sleepwalkers. I admit, I occasionally wish for a giant asteroid

Zombie Apocalypse

I’ve had several dreams lately of a Zombie Apocalypse. I’m with a group of survivors hopelessly trying to fight off the onslaught of zombies bent on eating our brains and converting us into one of the mindless horde. Of course

Are Demons Real?

I often say that there are peculiar forces at work in the world that are harmful to humans. People ask me if I really believe these are actual demonic forces or if I am speaking metaphorically. Well, the truth is

Sugar Buying Zombies

It is usually assumed that enlightened people must be more tolerant of those still in the dark. This is true in a sense – tolerance comes out of boredom with arguments and practices people use to preserve their sleeping state.

What is Enlightenment?

A student once asked me if I was enlightened. I said “what is that?” He went on to explain in detail all the various types and phases of enlightenment bringing in arguments and quotations from Zen Buddhism, yoga, and Christian