Books Read 2018

Alright, I’m going to let my nerd flag fly right out the gate. I’m an avid reader. I read a lot, I mean A LOT. That fact, in and of itself, may not sound particularly nerdy but, wait there’s more. Every year I set a reading goal, and throughout the year I track and catalog […]

Suffering and the ‘Self’

As the title of the video suggests, I’m discussing Buddhist ideas of Suffering and the ‘Self’, or more specifically the illusion of the ‘Self’. What the Buddha Taught by Walpola Rahula – https://smile.amazon.com/What-Buddha-… Waking up by Sam Harris – https://smile.amazon.com/Waking-Up-Sp… The Self Illusion by Bruce Hood – https://smile.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_… Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright […]

Skandhas, Emptiness, and Object Oriented Ontology

In this video I try to elaborate on the Buddhist ideas of Emptiness and Skandhas, and how they connect or relate to Object Oriented Ontology. Here’s a link to my previous video discussing Emptiness – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5sIH… Why Buddhism is True –https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MPZNG63/… Here’s a link to the Tim Morton interview I referenced – https://www.lionsroar.com/groundbreak… Timothy Morton’s […]

“Rambling About Emptiness”

In this video I share some thoughts about Robert Wright’s book “Why Buddhism is True”, specifically about the Buddhist concept of Emptiness. I also talk about Timothy Morton’s work, Object Oriented Ontology, and even Frankenstein. I hope you enjoy it! Links to Some of Robert Wright’s Books: Why Buddhism is True – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MPZNG63/… The Evolution […]