The Naked Monk is about you as much as me. Here’s what we have in common: we can’t wrap yourself in paper-thin consumerism, sad old religions or the shiny new age. We have no way to hide our anxieties, no beliefs to dress up in. We respect science but feel that life is an art. We know that all truths are small-t, that life’s purpose is only what we make it. We’re reflective. We feel the ground constantly shifting beneath our feet. We may be into mindfulness, though I call it mindful reflection. You may be into Buddhism, and I was once a monk. We care passionately about life and want to pursue more than just fame and fortune. The more connected we are, the more we need to reflect. That means exposing ourselves to doubt.
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November 15, 2014
Gian Gomeshi was, until a few weeks ago, one of the CBC’s most successful personalities. His fall shocked his audience more than his colleagues. Apparently, it was long overdue. For years he’d manipulated his personal and professional acquaintances with all the narcissism of a bad guru. The crucial question here is not what happened or…continue …