Ramblings

Anger Is A Choice

“Don’t repress it. But don’t act on it either.” -Chogyam Rinpoche I think about this quote quite often these days, as it applies to a whole host of the emotions, thoughts, and other detritus drifting around my brain. It succinctly summarizes one of the main tenets of Buddhism—that of letting go. Chogyam Rinpoche is speaking …

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Complex Systems

”…inherent in the nature of a complex system is that it’s always a little broken. Complex systems only work to the extent that we are always fixing them.” Cory Doctorow, quoted in Vintage Tomorrows p60 I can’t decide if I like this quote because it summarized all I love about complex systems – or all …

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