To Richard Dawkins: Brahma is not Brahman. You should read up on the God issue.

The God Delusion is pervasive like Brahman: it downloads itself on my kindle, and appears unbidden on my Audible. ┬áIt seems impervious to archiving, and creepily pops up whenever I scroll through my collection to see what I have that I haven’t yet read. It must be that Richard Dawkins really wants me to read … Continue reading To Richard Dawkins: Brahma is not Brahman. You should read up on the God issue.

I Teach People To Feel — That’s What Writers Do

Writer John Dufresne used to say, “You want to be a better writer? Be a better person.” I teach people to read their own lives. I teach them how to make sense of their own narratives, how to break down the barriers and defenses that keep them from knowing themselves and knowing others. Those barriers are embedded in the language itself. Continue reading I Teach People To Feel — That’s What Writers Do