Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Dan Savage writes of GOProud, a newish gay Republican organization that recently endorsed Mitt Romney after admitting that they'd have endorsed any GOP presidential candidate, regardless of who it was (a bizarre admission for any group that claims to be a "gay rights group," even a Republican one). Dan's post is brilliant. He talks about homophobia and how it destroys gay lives, while the...
What Nonattachment Is Not
Unfortunately, we can easily confuse nonattachment with avoidance of attachment. Avoidance of attachment, however, is not freedom from attachment. It’s another form of clinging—clinging to the denial of your human attachment needs, out of distrust that love is reliable.
- John Welwood, "Human Nature, Buddha Nature"