Saturday, September 30

Your self is fictional so you can rewrite it. The reason I’m saying this is because a friend just sent me this very interesting article: Eastern philosophy says there is no “self.” Science agrees. I think the whole thing is worth reading (and not that long). And I can’t resist addressing a few bits ‘cos the emptiness of the self is my favorite meditation. They say that this idea of “me”…

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