As we seek to build vibrant community for ourselves, it is inevitable that conflicts will arise, such as the common conflict between intuition and reason. If we are a bit idealistic about the idea of community, it can cause a … Continue reading Transcending the Common Conflict Between Intuition and Reason.
There’s a story that the Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s second guitarist, John Frusciante, used to tell that I just love. When john was recording his first album with the Chillis, they’d play pieces back, and he’d start yelling “listen to that! Do you hear the ghosts there?” John said that he heard ghosts and spirits all over their records. Of course, at this time, John was looking deeply ravaged by drug addiction, so people started giving him some worried looks when he’d mention ghosts. Understanding the danger here, Flea, their bassist, took John aside and said “buddy, not everybody can … Continue reading Ghosts