i meditate, it's usually
some form of trying to excavate any
kind of negative thing cycling in the mind and turn it
toward the positive. for example, when i am annoyed with dick cheney
i meditate on how dick cheney was my mother in a previous life and nursed me
it' a fantasy of releasing fear and developing affection. it's a way of coming back to feeling
grateful toward him and seeing his positive side, finding the mother in cheney
robert thurman / buddhist studies faculty: columbia


also have
to work sort of on
the dark side, if you will
we've got to spend
time in the