Jesus and Radical Change

Raised as a Catholic when the Mass was in Latin, I was compelled to go to church six days a week (five times before...

Women In Black

  I lived in a gentrified section of Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco for a while in the 1980's, about ten years after the hippie movement...

5 Ways to Join a New Community in a Foreign Land

Starting fresh in an unknown society will not only broaden your understanding and appreciation of the globe, it will inspire you to find unique...

The Question

Though to some readers (and even myself) I have written ad nauseum about psychological revolution, I’m compelled, by God knows what motivation or muse,...

Buddhism Doesn’t Transplant Well

She walked up as I was finishing my sitting at streamside. Announcing she was a Buddhist lama, ordained by a well-known rinpoche under the...

What Is Human Freedom?

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerve A few friends and I have been asking: Are there choices in life, but is the chooser an illusion? If so,...

Dieselgate: Why Volkswagen Will Come Out Smelling Like Roses

Details have been emerging this week of a clever trick pulled by Volkswagen in North America, but who's really at fault? The German-based automaker is...

Global Revolution?

The core philosophy of the United Nations, the highest expression of vaunted “international community,” is dead-ending before our eyes over the crisis in Libya....

Running Amok and Among

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevre Martin LeFevre: It’s autumn in northern California, and the weather has changed with the season. Though cloudier and cooler, we’ve...

Canine Consciousness Redux

If you want to understand how parlous the political culture has become in America, just look at the stories that dogged us last week...
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