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Shōbōgenzō by Eihei Dōgen

Shōbōgenzō Eihei Dōgen (1200-1253) brought what is now called the Sōtō school of Zen Buddhism to Japan from China. He wrote the first important Buddhist works in Japanese, rather than in Chinese. He founded the Temple of Eiheiji. His masterwork, … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche on God, Christianity, The Enlightenment, Rationality, Science, Truth, and Especially About Words & Language

In my early years I associated Nietzsche’s name with the phrase “God is dead,” but I didn’t know if he was supposed to be celebrating this assertion or decrying it, or something else entirely. In the early 1980s, when having a … Continue reading

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