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Trying to convince my seven year old daughter that back when I was in elementary school, we played a game called Toetactic that was a lot like the Tic-tac-toe kids play today, except the board was reversed.

This Tom Brady guy in Tampa looks pretty good.

My wife just sent me a YouTube video about how to cut long hair and asked me to watch it and cut hers. I don't see this ending well for me.

It's sad that, on the one hand, we talk so much about the benefits of a healthy work-life balance, but on the other, our schools often give children hours of homework each night.

Published a new issue of my newsletter. Intent plays a big role in Buddhist ethics. So I wanted to look at it within the context of calls for political action that mean having the state to enforce our preferences through violence or

The most fanciful conceit of cyberpunk world building is that corporations are more dangerous and considerably less moral than governments.

Are you a libertarian curious about Buddhism? Or a Buddhist curious about libertarianism? I've launched a new project called the Free Market Buddhist ( It's a newsletter now and a book later next year. Learn more here:

Breaking Bad is the television spiritual successor to Herbert Kornfeld's newspaper column.

This new ad would be a lot better if the kerning weren't so off on the "1" in "190,000."

All the kids in the neighborhood are inside right now, stuck in their first day of Zoom classes, and the ice cream truck is driving slowly down our street playing its cheerful tune. The timing is not ideal.

Rewatching 80s movies I remember from my childhood, I'm always surprised by how much wildly inappropriate stuff there is. But then I remember that those of us who grew up in the 80s are the last well adjusted generation. So maybe youth today need to watch a lot more 80s movies.

I don't know why Weezer is trending, but their debut album is the second best record of the 90s behind only the soundtrack from the 1993 Emilio Estevez movie Judgment Night.

I've launched a new project exploring the Buddhist case for political and economic liberty. You can follow it at and sign up for the newsletter (and read the first issue) here:

I never cease to be dazzled by Will Durant's prose. He's a stunning writer, probably my favorite non-fiction literary stylist.

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