The Devil’s advocate or crying wolf? You decide

In response to yesterday’s blog post a reader sent me the link below. It is a thought provoking article on how intelligence agencies need a devil’s advocate to challenge conventional wisdom or the establishment viewpoint. I thought that this is somewhat like employing someone to do the job of crying wolf and having that as […]

A Clever Way to Enjoy Life

The Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh described Buddhism as being a clever way to enjoy life. Today I was walking up and down in my room trying to steady myself when it suddenly struck me that Thich Nhat Hanh’s encouragement to practice Buddhism was meant for people like me. I have the following qualities which […]