Archive for February, 2009

Social and economic pressures can keep people involved in a religion.


Religions are a lot like gambling casinos. They design everything around getting people to come in and spend as much time as possible in the house.

Patrons of religious organizations want to preserve their self-esteem while the church manipulates those needs.

Family can be an intimidating factor when confronting “faith” delusions.

Despite the old Hymn, the tie that binds is like a dogpile with multiple forces pressing the faithful into compliance.

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. Dogen When an unfamiliar car in the neighborhood keeps passing by your home, it is wise to take notice and be on the […]

I have been doing a lot of reading in the past few months. For a long time, I pretty much have read murder mysteries and computer books. But when my “mid-life” crisis hit last year, I began to read books on Depression (eg. “I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of […]