#133: Am I Really Not Paying Attention If I Am Not Outraged?

The current principle of attempts to change the world seems to be the following: “If I only scream loudly enough, I will be heard.” That is correct. But you will not be listened to. Hearing the noise and listening to the message are two different things. We know by now – rather definitively – that… Continue reading #133: Am I Really Not Paying Attention If I Am Not Outraged?

#107: How (Not) to Be Unhappy

There are many ways to be unhappy. For more, I recommend you read Paul Watzlawick's excellent book The Situation Is Hopeless But Not Serious (The Pursuit of Unhappiness), still relevant after all these years. For example: A man wants to hang a painting. He has the nail, but not the hammer. Therefore it occurs to… Continue reading #107: How (Not) to Be Unhappy

#100: Poem: One Moment in Time

ONE MOMENT IN TIME(一期一会) Corvallis, May 29th, 2021 – P#752 what we areit iswhat it is there is nothing hereand everything we are not meant to lastand yet we want to thisis foolish desire for meaninglies in the fleeting,not in permanence in the endin the beginningwe areand we'll be there has to be an endin… Continue reading #100: Poem: One Moment in Time