Are You Afraid of Losing Your Edge?

Are You Afraid of Losing Your Edge?

In his podcast interview with Krista Tippett, creator of the radio show On Being, Tim Ferriss said that people recognize the benefits of meditation but they “tell me they’re afraid of losing their ‘edge.’” “What does that mean exactly?” I wondered. That if we meditate — if we feel at peace and start to accept ‘what is’ — that […]

The Problem With Being Right

The Problem With Being Right

Watching the US presidential debates last week, I marveled at the intense conviction of the candidates — each shaking his head in utter disbelief at the other’s wrong-headedness – in trying to prove that his world view, his opinions were “right,” and the other’s “wrong.” Of course, that’s the nature of politics. But out here […]