Buddhism, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 34: McMindfulness — The New Capitalist Spirituality with Ron Purser

Ron is not afraid of controversy with his new book: McMindfulness -- How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality, out this July. He also hosts the Mindful Cranks podcast. Let's start out by saying that: "Dr. Purser is an ordained  Zen Dharma teacher in the Korean Zen Taego Order.  He received ordination in April 2013… Continue reading Episode 34: McMindfulness — The New Capitalist Spirituality with Ron Purser

Buddhism, Internet, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 16: Internet Series: Effects on our Consciousness

What is internet doing to our state of consciousness as human beings? Are larger companies monopolising us by creating themselves out of thin air, based on our belief in them? How does this affect small businesses and individuals alike? What will the internet, Google, Instagram, and these platforms do to us and our children if… Continue reading Episode 16: Internet Series: Effects on our Consciousness

Internet, Society, Spirituality

Episode 8: Internet Series: De-Google Yourself!

For years, observing others and seeing how groups of people behave and the myriad ways they act unconsciously, I have to analyse what's really going on from an external perspective. (It's not just about chilling out and eating Buddha-style chocolate mochi all day, though that's good, too.) As an eternal optimist, I can see through… Continue reading Episode 8: Internet Series: De-Google Yourself!