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Archive for October, 2006

Oct
2006
29

Pick up artists? Or something more…

Picking up women really is about more than picking up women… at least for these men: The men each begin with a brief introduction, describing their current plight with women. Some are funny and gregarious, others withdrawn and demure, and they vary in levels of traditional attractiveness and professional success. But each shares a general ...
Oct
2006
29

Andrew Cohen and WIE: a tire fire (the New Age edition)

We’re not in the business of using other people’s pain as a source of entertainment. So let’s reel this out and look at it as a mirror for what happens when any one of us falls into a rabbit hole of unconsciousness. Here is a gallery of intelligent people who took the road less traveled, ...
Oct
2006
29

Atheism: now fortified with fanaticism

You didn’t think the techno-hipsters at Wired were above resorting to religion to sell magazines, did you? Kudos to writer Gary Wolf for digging up a first class group of crankypants: militant atheists! These guys combine the flexibility of Soviet bureaucrats with the fun factor of a bowl of bran flakes...
Oct
2006
27

Jesus Camp and the Excited States of America

A documentary about fundamentalist day-camping depicts another theological, spiritual and cultural divide between red and blue states BY SOUL’S CODE — Introducing the new documentary, Jesus Camp, and a new tire-fire in America’s religious wars. According to an account in The L.A. Times the filmmakers are being terrorized: When...
Oct
2006
26
Barack Obama: ‘My Spiritual Journey’

Barack Obama: ‘My Spiritual Journey’

Barack Obama’s memoir and manifesto, The Audacity of Hope, has echoes of The Cloud of Unknowing BY PAUL KAIHLA — That’s the headline for the excerpt from Obama’s new memoir, which is featured on the cover of Time magazine. An accompanying news story by Joe Klein, the journalist who wrote Primary Colors, compares the junior ...
Oct
2006
19
Is the new Bond channeling Rumi?

Is the new Bond channeling Rumi?

A poem by the Sufi mystic, Rumi, shows up in a love scene in Casino Royale BY PAUL KAIHLA — We’re not about to add the new James Bond movie opening Nov.17, Casino Royale, to our Top 12 Spiritual Cinema list on Soul’s Code but if you’ve seen the trailer, it suggests Bond has been ...
Oct
2006
16
Ask a Guru: You say you’re with an addict?

Ask a Guru: You say you’re with an addict?

After hearing my friend K talk about her marriage this week, I had this thought that psychological pain is a master of disguises. And another thought: Isn’t the path of pain like water damage in a house or apartment? Water can seep into the building from wherever, lurk in the joists and studs for a ...