Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner

0 Great Swami

Originally posted on December 7, 2016

I have much respect for many of the spiritual teachers, but I’m aware there’s a lot of flim-flam going on. This cartoon lay at my feet this morning and as I’ve opened to Grace (or coincidence?) it occurred to me to post it and free associate:

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These two characters pointedly comment on the verbiage that is going around. Since I’ve taken a step toward deeper spirituality, I do not dismiss all such talk as intentional deception—as apparently Groening does—but there is a strong need for discrimination. The clichés that pervade our culture reflect a widespread hunger for transcendence, but popular culture is, alas, too apt to choose unwisely.


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