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Wolf Haiku

Jun. 28 | Part 1: As the first ‘Wolf!’ is hardest to cry, with the second and third ever easier, never cry it in the first place. Part 2: As the first ‘Wolf!’ is easiest to believe, with the second and third ever harder, never cry it in...

Liar Haiku

Apr. 27 | The worst liars are liars who lie about their lying. Share This:

Karma As ‘The Accountant’ Ultimately

Apr. 19 | Is it a crime to do accounting for criminals? Some would argue that accounting in itself is neutral, regardless of those accounted for. However, if that accounted are known to be ill-gotten gains, helping to keep track of them is surely ill as well....

‘Our Brand Is Crisis’, Our Brand Is Clean?

Oct. 7 | ‘Our Brand Is Crisis’ is a story on political strategists’ elaborate schemes behind electoral candidates’ efforts to win votes. But of course, they are paid by the candidates themselves, to do their work to help them win, and...

Excuse Haiku

May. 18 | What excuse can excuse you for your excuse? Share This:

Are You Committed To Being Committed?

Jun. 12 | To let another down in a relationship, is also to let oneself down, in one’s relationship to oneself. – Stonepeace | Books A recurring theme in many Western movies, especially of the romantic comedy kind, is that when a pair of lovers (dating,...

The Buddha’s Admonition Against Making False Spiritual Claims

Jan. 5 | Liars are not true even to themselves, much less to others and to Truth itself. – Stonepeace | Books 大佛顶首楞严经: 清净明诲章: 妄语篇 The Great Buddha’s Crown’s Foremost Surangama Sutra: Section On Clear Instructions For...

Ikkyu’s Poison

Feb. 29 | The truly skilful are able to correct the unskilful without antagonising the latter. – Stonepeace When Zen Master Ikkyu was still a child, he began to study Zen in a monastery. Ikkyu’s master had a jar of candy that he was particularly fond...

Importance of Truthfulness As Right Speech

Feb. 7 | To lie is to misalign others from the truth. To lie is also to misalign oneself from the truth that there will be karmic repercussions for doing so. – Stonepeace Herein someone avoids false speech and abstains from it. He speaks the truth, is devoted...

Chat On Truthfulness

Jun. 13 | Question: Sometimes I lie to protect my privacy. Answer: Perhaps you should just say you’re uncomfortable with the topic or change it? Question: Sometimes it’s because I don’t wish to discuss a matter. Answer: You can use the method...