What is the process through which a group of people, a group in a classroom setting in particular, takes on a life of its own? How does a collection of students develop traits, indeed a personality, unique to itself? In...
An introduction to the Yin Yang principle of the Daoist understanding of the universe.
Despite their common goal, Japan's Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen Buddhism strongly disagree on how much emphasis to place on the practice of sitting meditation.
The pros and cons of basketball and golf, as compared to each other.
Thesis: Buddhism emerged as an embellished patchwork of pre-existing beliefs and practices, and its art is as much self-promoting as it is self-reflecting.
An exposition on the absurdity of refuting an absurd analogy with an absurd analogy. A fact-filled, yet entertaining tongue-in-cheek attempt to disabuse the English language of a widespread fallacy.
A study of Tim O'brien's exposition on the surreal experience resulting from the extreme conditions of war.
Despite a chasm between them of centuries, cultures and lifestyles, legendary poets Matsuo Basho and William Carlos Williams appear to have seen the world through the same eyes.