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Facilitation, vanishing mediators and ego being a dirty word

I subscribe to FacilitatorU.com (and you should too!) There’s a recent article (well, a repost from 2009) called Facilitating Ego Surrender in which Steve Davis argues (cogently) “you serve your group to the degree you release ego identification.” I’ve reposted … Continue reading

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Western Buddhism and the menage-a-moi

“The problem of the uncritical acceptance of acontextual enlightenment should not be underestimated. As Slavoj Zizek often points out, what he calls “Western Buddhism” can function as the highest form of adaptation to late capitalism, allowing members of the most … Continue reading

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