Tame Bear on June 21st, 2015

I spent a few hours yesterday assembling a fun KITTENS VIDEO to go on this “Feral Cats Project“ crowdfunding campaign. Made some final changes to the campaign description, the goal, the layout etc. I’ve done my market testing to be sure I have a few friends that want to contribute. (Hey, we even received an actual donation to […]

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Tame Bear on November 30th, 2012

Everything has a life — a beginning, a middle, and an end. Absolutely everything. An endless ebb and flow of energy in countless forms. Each one of us is born, we live, and then we die. Every animal and plant comes into being, lives, and dies. Everything has an arc of life that opens out […]

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Tame Bear on March 26th, 2011

Few know it now, but we stand at the leading edge of one of the greatest cultural and spiritual renaissances the world has ever known. We have emerged from the greatest financial calamity our country has seen in nearly a hundred years. We appear to be as divisive as ever — some would say more […]

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Tame Bear on March 8th, 2011

So a couple weeks ago, The Bear discovered Quora, and signed up. Pretty quickly, I got an email from Quora, asking if “Tame Bear” was in fact my real name… A Quora admin said: “Hello, One of the rules of Quora is that everyone uses his or her real full name. Do you mind changing […]

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Tame Bear on February 13th, 2011

What is reality? At its most fundamental level, reality is very strange. Subatomic particle physicists, theoretical quantum physicists, cosmologists, string theorists, and multiverse theory mathematicians are all working to get at the underlying truth of reality: How is all this we see around us formed from basic building blocks? What are the rules and forces […]

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Tame Bear on January 19th, 2010

How do you reconcile the idea of an all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving God with the reality of natural disasters? I hear friends trying to work this out each time there is a catastrophy like last week’s earthquake in Haiti. If you start with this concept of God and work out its logical conclusion, you may […]

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Tame Bear on January 9th, 2010

I am greatly indebted to Alan Watts for introducing me to many new ideas in Oriental Philosophy — eastern religious and spiritual thought. Through listening to the “Alan Watts Podcast” I’ve learned a great deal about Buddhism, Hinduism, Zen, and  Taoism; and I am arriving at a new understanding about concepts such as the ego, […]

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