Fudoshin

I wrote this essay almost eight years ago. I’m just republishing it in a web format. In many eastern religions, and indeed their occidental counterparts, great emphasis is placed in reaching states of personal enlightenment or self-improvement. In Zen, this is often approached from several angles (See D.T. Suzuki [2]), but perhaps the most well… Continue reading Fudoshin

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Cthulhu and Cosmic Terror

For many years now, I’ve been aware of the Cthulhu Mythos, since it infuses lots of popular culture. Indeed, Dread Cthulhu was recently blamed for the horizon oil spill, a theory that I rather enjoyed. Despite this, I hadn’t actually read any of H.P. Lovecraft’s books directly. Last week and this, I decided to try… Continue reading Cthulhu and Cosmic Terror

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