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.
long as we make no effort to transform the mind, we cannot escape the
ordinary state of grasping tightly at mental objects—dualistically,
emotionally, and sensorily. A merely neutral state in which concepts are
temporarily suspended won’t help us progress.