We’re trying something new over at the Institute: faculty pages. So I’ve set up a blog to show off my more, shall we say, “professional” side. The only reason why some of you may care is that I’ve posted either PDFs or direct links to my publications and conference papers. At least the ones I […]
I know truly how grievous it is that I, Gutoku Shinran, am sinking in an immense ocean of desires and attachments and am lost in vast mountains of fame and advantage, so that I rejoice not at all at entering the stage of the truly settled, and feel no happiness at coming nearer the realization […]
I’m just gonna leave this here without comment.
I sometimes don’t understand why my fellow citizens often act against their own self-interest. Then I read this article in the most recent New Yorker. The following bit explains a lot.