A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
pleasure and joy that arise in dependence on the eye: this is the
gratification in the eye. That the eye is impermanent, suffering, and
subject to change: this is the danger in the eye. The removal and
abandonment of desire and lust from the eye: this is the escape from the
- Buddha, "The Connected Discourses of the Buddha"