Approaching Cybernirvana: Oneness with the Web

The Internet is a virtual manifestation of something we each yearn for deep within our hearts and souls: Nirvana, which is the end of suffering and the ability to connect with and be one with all things. It may be challenging to consider realities not based in pain and fear, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try. Deep down we would rather live in a society where we lived in peace, a place where complete strangers could hug each other with the purest of intentions and say, "Hi! How can I help y...
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The Caterpillar that became Enlightened

The Caterpillar that became Enlightened by Darryl D. Diptee Obsessed with escaping a life of unhappiness, Sumi risks it all and gets everything a caterpillar could ever want. But even with every imaginable pleasure at her disposal, she’s still not happy! Will Sumi ever achieve a happiness that never ends? Many children today believe that fame and fortune are the only pathways to happiness. This book shows that even if every desire is achieved in life, happiness can still be elusive. Adults ...
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The trouble is, you think you have time.

After reading the meme "Trouble is, you think you have time," a friend sent this message right before I took-off on a flight to Seattle: “Interesting.  I’m not sure what that means.  Not to be difficult but when I read it I know I have time.  Even if it’s 5 minutes. I’m ready for my after life.  How do you read it?” I contemplated my response, then generated the message below once in-flight WiFi was turned on:It’s a wonderful, deep question you have asked which I will attempt t...
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Your Chronic Unhappiness is a sign of Addiction

Here’s how to break free. As you drift off to sleep each night it’s impossible to tell when you’ve slipped into the dream world. Dreams seem real because you’re unable to tell reality from delusion. Similarly, it’s very difficult to tell when trapped in addictive patterns because pain-free delusions offer an escape from a painful reality. Like a heroin addict coming off a high, you constantly ask, “What can I do to keep these euphoric feelings of love, acceptance and happiness f...
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