Saturday, November 28, 2009

In retreat

I want to shave all my hair off and enter a monastery, or at least go on a retreat, or at least shave off all my hair. The hair thing feels quite important – perhaps it’s having been raised on Kung Fu – although I’m less sold on the monastery (that would actually mean having to sign up to some kind of dogma, right?). Are there Unitarian retreats? I’m looking for something upon a mountainside…

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Friday, November 13, 2009


Watching the footage of the latest pro-democracy demonstrations in Iran, I meditated on the nature of bravery.

Despite the shootings, show trials, the two hundred who remain behind bars, the beatings, rapes, “ring leaders” sentenced to death, some brave souls continue to demonstrate...

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