Wanting presupposes that we do not have things as we would like them to be. It therefore implies dissatisfaction with the status quo. When we
Pessimism is the habit of looking on the negative side of things. When witnessing events, a pessimist will tend to notice the potential for loss
People differ in their approach to meaning. Some want life to make sense to the nth degree, permitting no truck with frivolity or nonsense. Conversely,
Patience has a long-term dimension to it. As well as needing patience in the moment, and patience over the course of a day, we need
This article is an attempt to discuss some of the advantages of meditating on emptiness. Emptiness is a way of describing how things really are.
It is a thought that will occur to a practitioner of Buddhist-style meditation at one time or another. Isn’t the philosophy too passive? It encourages