All posts tagged “buddhism

Let’s Talk About Cats

Picture a cat. Now picture that cat in your home, somewhere near you. What do you imagine that cat doing? Don’t overthink it. Whatever immediately came to mind when I said to imagine a cat in the room with you works fine. Got it? So,… Read More

The Be Here Now Box

Last semester I chose to take a stand on student phone use in class. I wasn’t just getting the occasional person doing a bad job hiding that they were texting in the middle of class. People would take out their phones multiple times during an… Read More

The Four Noble Truths (for Protagonists)

This is a play on the Four Noble Truths of the Buddha, making some alterations to suggest a way of looking at character and storytelling. 1. All protagonists suffer. We don’t watch movies about people who are content unless those people are about to have… Read More