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Duckspeak

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I stroll from group to group and listen in and hear talk of Brett, talk of the story Lisa just shared, talk of the critical differences between the Rinzai and Soto schools of Zen, talk of boyfriend shortcomings, talk of an exciting new spiritual teacher in Maryland who has her students roll their eyes up during meditation so they can see their third eye, and talk of local restaurants.............

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Live Free or Die

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Lisa is seated with Dr. Kim in the front row and another seventy or eighty people are seated in the sand and in the bleachers. They all appear interested to hear what I have to say. So am I.........

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Dear Mr. McKenna

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You expect me to drop everything I value in my life, things that give meaning to my life. It would be flushing everything I value down the toilet. Real lives are at stake here and you talk as though it’s nothing more than a stage. Get real. What you call enlightenment, I call a horrendous nightmare...........

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Fish Story

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After a while the phrase Baptism of Solitude appeared in my thoughts and quickly turned into a mellow yearning, so I figured what the hell, I asked for it; a deal’s a deal. I took a cab to Kennedy and booked a flight for Rabat by way of Madrid. I stayed in Essaouira where I read Paul Bowles, Cormac McCarthy, some Faulkner, and a book of Civil War letters aloud to myself. When I’d had enough of that,I went to Marrakech where I read Pullman, Rowling and Tolkien silently to myself. I avoided people and news and did less than I thought possible while time reshaped itself around me. After a few months I didn’t feel like being there anymore, I flew back to New York and got a reservation on the Friday afternoon Hamptons Reserve train, the Cannonball. Three hours later I was in Montauk and two months later it’s now...........

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1. That Which Cannot Be Simpler

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“How long do you think this will take?”

“We’re unlocking all the mysteries of creation, you can’t find some room in your schedule?”

“But if you’re saying it’s so simple…”

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