Mirror of Zen Blog

Category: Mere Religion

Buddhism Has No Hope

Some years ago, I was invited by a group of Korean Catholic nuns to address their conference of international hospice workers gathered for several days at St. Mary’s Hospital in

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Divinity School, Folks

It cost me two good years and some $60,000 to attain this truth, hiding in plain sight. Only Zen — meaning, pure meditation, without cant or dogma — showed that

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Compassion Everywhere

And why does anyone still tolerate — in the year 2023! — the argument of the pitiful besotted-religious claiming that without their egregious non-sensical texts, there would be no basis

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“The Garden of Love”

William Blake is one of the first voices to liberate me from the “mind-forg’d manacles” imposed by mere religion — beginning back in high school — and for that, he

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