Monthly Archive: August 2014

What went right at Comic Con

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In a previous blog post (see link below), I talked about my meltdown at the San Diego Comic-Con. While I listed in that posting all the things that went wrong in San Diego, a small act of happenstance happened at that convention, which made the entire trip worth it. The convention floor is insanely packed. …

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What’s so hard about sitting?

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What’s so hard about just sitting? I had a coffee date with a friend one morning, and I was planning on meeting her after my morning meditation. For some reason, a lot of painful experiences came up for me during this meditation session, and hence, I was a little melancholy when I showed up for …

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What kind of Oreo are you?

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I love Oreo cookies. There’s a Zen like simplicity to them that makes them delicious. Whenever I eat one I think about the 76th verse of the Tao Te Ching: The living are soft and supple, the dead are rigid and stiff. In life, plants are flexible and tender, in death, they are brittle and …

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Shaving with Ockham’s razor

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  I’m a big fan on the Ockham’s razor principal. In case you’re not familiar, the theory stats that when all things are equal, the simplest explanation is usually the right one. Simplicity seems to get a bad rap in our society. We think the more complicated something is, the better it must be. I …

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