Month: February 2015

No Gorillas at the Ballet

  The great stand-up philosopher, Louis C.K., tells a story about a joke his 7-year old daughter told him. He’s been in the business for 25 years and knows exactly how jokes are structured, but his daughter’s joke surprised him.

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Is That So? – a Zen Story

The Zen master Hakuin was praised by his neighbors as one living a pure life. One day, without any warning, a beautiful girl, whose parents owned a food store in the village, announced that she was pregnant. The parents were

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Can a Religion Represent Absolute Truth?

  One of the greatest causes of conflict among people has always been religious intolerance. Consider world history: How many wars have been fought for the glory of the Divine? And, how many crimes and atrocities have been committed in

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