Courses

Way of the Peaceful Warrior, part I

In this video, I define the peaceful warrior in contradistinction to the traditional warrior, inquire into the origins of each archetype, explore the cultural landscape in which they exist, and offer some common factors for why we might show up as each type of warrior. In the next video, I discuss practical techniques for how… Continue reading Way of the Peaceful Warrior, part I

Interview/Talk

Politics, karma, and the emptiness of winning (spiritual talk)

What is karma? In what sense is the U.S.'s current political situation evidence of a karmic relationship? How is karma resolved throughout a lifetime? What is the result of "failed" karma? Successfully navigated karma? Given these dynamics, what are some potential outcomes of our current political situation in the U.S.? See these questions and more… Continue reading Politics, karma, and the emptiness of winning (spiritual talk)

essays, Personal writing, Uncategorized

The authentic self and the illusion of the academy

While living in Colorado Springs between 2015 and -16, I wrote a novel on power, alienation, and education. I never gave it a title, but the work describes a high-powered Academy where children are taken away from their families, then trained in a series of exercises that culminate in the ability to “Produce,” meaning manifest… Continue reading The authentic self and the illusion of the academy