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Zen Gardner
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Attended Wayne State University
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Ewwww... #Santorum on the lips.
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Man worships The Creator.

Himself.
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A link.. Tons of info, and in some cases, pdfs of published books of Huangbo, Linchi, ect... (probably violates copyright laws somewhere, but its not my site, so take it or leave it).
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CSAN MESTEREK CHAN MASTERS INDEX. 白雲守端Baiyun Shouduan (1025–1072). 百丈懷海Baizhang Huaihai (720-814). 巴陵顥鑑Baling Haojian (10th cent.) 保福從展Baofu Congzhan (860?-928). 菩提達摩/ 菩提達磨Puti Damo, Bodhidharma (?-532). 布袋和尚/ 契此Budai [Pu-tai] heshang / Qici (9th-10th cent.) ...
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Co-worker: "Do you wear those headphones to block everyone out?"

Me, pulling one out and looking at it: "Yes, but they don't seem to be working."
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I was working with my headphones on once, the CD having stopped (yes, this was a few years back), and the Engineering Lead and Supervisor walked up behind me, and were talking about various project stuff, most of which was my responsibility, for about 10 minutes, and then one commented, I guess he hasn't heard any of this.

I chimed in 'No, I have, I just didn't want to interrupt you and lose time working on this...'

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How often do we get entangled in words and meaning, when really what matters is the immediate experience.
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How I feel at work...
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me too, heh heh... then I take my meds... caffeine and nicotine :-)

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Yeah, it's just like that...
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seems legit :-)
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Why we're doomed.

It's a long article, but worth the read (plus it has neat videos). Basically, stupid people don't recognize that they're stupid (and don't want to look stupid) so will claim knowledge about a subject they simply don't have. In fact, they'll hold on to stupid beliefs even when educated accordingly.

Take away: Don't waste your time trying to educate people - esp. the religious nutters, political freaks, and your crazy conspiracy uncle - as it's futile.
The trouble with ignorance is that it feels so much like expertise. A leading researcher on the psychology of human wrongness sets us straight.
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As an introvert, the only buds I have...

are ear buds.
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Bitterness. Loathing. Indignation.
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You know who you are...
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So it is. Followed by #honor , #justice , #compassion , ...

#Truth  
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Occupation
Waste tax payers money.
Skills
Master debater
Employment
  • US Army
    Chief Warrant Officer 3, 1981 - present
    Too much to mention.
  • AMRDEC
    Electronics Engineer, 2010 - present
    Electronics engineer with the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Command (AMRDEC).
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Decline to State
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Tagline
I only disbelieve the unbelievable.
Introduction
Cogitatio, ergo esse.

Nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs:
     Contemplative, philosopher, sage, pragmatist, evolutionist.
     Fitness freak, runner, iron-pumper.
     Baker of fine breads, and drinker of fine whiskeys and beers.
     Not-theist, not-dual, not-self.
     Naturalistic, secular, humanistic, irreligious, irreverent, iconoclastic.

MBTI Type: INTP
Blood Type: A+
Political Type: Independent, Liberally so.
Heroes: Alan Watts, Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein, people who make me think, to be continued.
Bragging rights
Carbon-based, ugly bag of mostly water. Human.
Education
  • Wayne State University
    BS - Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1991 - 1999
  • Central Michigan University
    MS - Administration, 1999 - 2003
  • Emerald City University
    ThD - Thinkology, 2004 - 2006
    (Honorary)
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