Robert Thurman—Columbia University prof, father of Uma and the
first American to be ordained a Tibetan monk—got a little too
detailed in this
New York Times Q&A this weekend about his meditation
What do you think about when you
Usually, some form of trying to excavate any kind of negative thing cycling in the mind and turn it toward the positive. For example, when I am annoyed with Dick Cheney, I meditate on how Dick Cheney was my mother in a previous life and nursed me at his breast.
You mean you fantasize about being breast-fed
by Dick Cheney?
Itâ€™s a fantasy of releasing fear and developing affection. Itâ€™s a way of coming back to feeling grateful toward him and seeing his positive side, finding the mother in Dick Cheney.
I’m sure Cheney is touched by the gesture!
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?