Month: September 2016


Say it in the Story

…all that I could say of the Story, to any purpose, I have endeavored to say in it. -Charles Dickens, From the Preface to David Copperfield It is hard enough to write books and stories without being asked to explain them as well. Also it deprives the explainers of work. […]


Recommendation: The Science of Enlightenment

For most of human history, a person who wanted to learn to meditate had one teacher who taught a single, unified approach, with a coherent set of practices and terminology. An American in the 21st century, however, faces a bewilderingly diverse array of traditions, each of which has its own […]