> > I meant to mention this to you--do you realize that you are expressing
> > Taoist sentiments quite regularly? One example below:
> Interesting. Around 20 years ago I was fairly involved with
> Est for a few years. I took pretty much all the courses they
> had to offer and got to look very closely at their core system.
> They extracted a lot of things from different philosophies and
> disciplines but the key things that stuck with me were some of
> their self-observation methods and pseudo-Zen philosophies.
I was an est grad in the late 70s too; even worked at the center for a while (Sacramento). I can't remember who said it, but I once heard it described as "Kentucky Fried Zen", which I think fits pretty well.
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