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November 11th, 2019

What do you think will happen to Gurinder Singh Dhillon, the guru of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, when the High Court of Delhi has a hearing on November 14 involving those ordered to repay money owed to the Singh brothers...

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November 10th, 2019

In the course of reading books about modern science, I frequently come across an appealing phrase: inference to the best explanation. I like the sound of it. It makes sense to me. It's a foundation of both the scientific method...

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November 9th, 2019

I realize that leaf blowers are controversial. The gas-powered blowers are noisy. If I lived in the city, I'd find them annoying. But my wife and I live on ten acres in rural south Salem, where a leaf blower is...

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November 8th, 2019

A new world opened up above the snow-laden evergreens the first time I crunched toward the summit of Bennett Pass, with Mt. Hood standing sentinel over the sparkling valley. It looked like I was trapped in a snowglobe. The post

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Wow. Big news regarding the Singh brothers/Dhillon family financial scandal drama. After being ordered by the High Court of Delhi to appear before it on November 14, along with other parties involved in what appears to be fraudulent transfers of...

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November 7th, 2019

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November 6th, 2019

Following up on my previous post about a charming little book by Stephen Batchelor and his wife Martine, which consists of talks they gave at a 2016 retreat in England based on the Korean Buddhist tradition (Son), here's some passages...

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November 4th, 2019

Mt. Bachelor and Hoodoo ski areas are synonymous with winter sports in Central Oregon, both epic playgrounds for families as well as adrenaline-loving ski and snowboard enthusiasts as soon as the fluffy stuff hits. But the fun doesn’t stop below 9,000 feet. Farther downhill in the pristine foothills of the Cascade Moun

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Welcome to the sport of disc golf — a long-underground pastime that’s quickly gaining steam among outdoors lovers in Oregon, thanks to the addition of beginner-friendly courses at several Oregon State Parks. The post

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November 3rd, 2019

The truth can be disturbing. Yet truth is immensely valuable. These two truths about truth present a dilemma to religious believers. They don't want to be disturbed, so they choose to accept falsehoods about reality. By contrast, people like me...

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Here's a great example of how closed-minded religious believers are able to deny reality, an Economic Times story about how a spiritual leader is still trusted by his followers even after being convicted of rape and murder. This is how...

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November 2nd, 2019

Hey, Subaru, I'm available. To be in one of your commercials. Here's my pitch. I don't have an agent, yet, so you'll need to contact me directly to take advantage of this oh-so-great offer. Lincoln has Matthew McConaughey. Subaru can...

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November 1st, 2019

Yesterday India's The Economic Times ran a story that restated facts that were already known about the attempt to reach a family settlement agreement between the Singh brothers (Malvinder and Shivinder) and their relative, Gurinder Singh Dhillon, the guru of...

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October 31st, 2019

Oregon's vibrant communities love to host a big event — because there are plenty of things to celebrate here. The post Top Oregon Events in November 2019 appeared first on

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October 30th, 2019

Thanks for nothing, Toyota and GM. It's deeply irritating that you've chosen to join with the Trump administration in challenging the longstanding federal law that has allowed California and 12 other states to require stricter auto emissions than the national...

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October 29th, 2019

Today someone emailed me a link to a MSN story about the Singh brothers, Malvinder and Shivinder, and their tangled relationship with their relative, Gurinder Singh Dhillon, the guru of Radha Soami Satsang Beas in India. Download Shivinder Singh likens...

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October 28th, 2019

A couple of days ago I wrote, "I like Stephen Batchelor's take on Buddhism." In that blog post I said that after I listened to the end of Batchelor's lengthy discussion with Sam Harris that Harris shared on his Waking...

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