Psychiana

August 21, 2009 / 0 comments

Mitch Horowitz writes about Psychiana, a “mail order” New Thought religion created by Frank B. Robinson in 1928. Robinson ran the religion from his office in Moscow, Idaho. “Robinson was probably the first religious figure of the twentieth century to fully grasp the power of advertising and mail-order marketing. But he was more than just…

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Pogo

May 31, 2009 / 0 comments

One year ago I blogged about Pogo’s youtube video “Alice” – here’s an insightful post about his music on Poemocracy thanks to Our Future Environment for sending this to me. You can download Pogo’s amazing creations on last.fm. Share this:

Alice

May 31, 2008 / 0 comments

Apparently over 260,000 of you have seen this and I didn’t even know it was there. Into the remix rabbit hole: Share this:

NYT reports on Buddha’s “arrival” in psychotherapy

May 27, 2008 / 0 comments

The NY Times has a silly article on Mindfulness Meditation, here’s the summary: “Many researchers now worry that the enthusiasm for Buddhist practice will run so far ahead of the science that this promising psychological tool could turn into another fad.” Yes, another 5,000 year old fad. Of course, western “psychotherapy” was around long before…

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