Day 6 – Bodhi Season 2020 – Poincare Recurrence

This portrait of the Buddha self-organized from clay at the bottom of the Koolau Range. Can you see Buddha in this? The volcanoes, the magma, the feldspar crystals, the millions of years of weathering, the changing landscape. Will atoms arrange themselves exactly like this ever again? Bodhi Day 2020 is two days away on Tuesday, … Continue reading Day 6 – Bodhi Season 2020 – Poincare Recurrence

Day 4 – Bodhi Season 2020 – Buoyancy

The Rubber Ducky Buddha of Joliet says: "Be light of mind. Cut what you no longer need to believe and your mind will float." Bodhi Day 2020 is on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Today December 4, 2020, Day 4 of the Bodhi Season. One of the "Top Five" defining moments of my life happened 50 … Continue reading Day 4 – Bodhi Season 2020 – Buoyancy

Bodhi Season 2020 Begins – Imperfect Information

Most information is imperfect to some degree. This is a slide depicting the broadcast of events from various entities of an enterprise ecosystem. The main point is that the quality of all those events is questionable to some degree. It's important to note that this image is just a naively idealized estimate of the quality … Continue reading Bodhi Season 2020 Begins – Imperfect Information

Life Out of Complexity – Bodhi Day 2020

Cellular Automata at 538 iterations of 1500. This automata starts from almost pure randomness and evolves into a crystalline pattern based on a simple rule. The nature of the automata's rule clearly emerged. Embrace Change The core of Buddhism is to accept that change is relentlessly constant, therefore we will be free from suffering if … Continue reading Life Out of Complexity – Bodhi Day 2020

Resilience – Bodhi Day 2020

Life on Earth is the quintessence of resilience. Resilience If you're reading this here in November 2020, you're seeking the freedom from suffering that Siddhartha Gautama found on Bodhi Day about 2500 years ago. This Enlightenment isn't really that hard to find, especially around the Holiday Season we're just entering. Most have experienced this, at … Continue reading Resilience – Bodhi Day 2020

No More Obstacles – Part 3 of the Bodhi Day 2020 Story

Is the past more illuminated than the future? We're pained from memories of the past. And those very same memories computes frightening unknown futures. We can intellectually know that the past doesn't exist anymore, at least for our physical bodies. We can intellectually know that the Universe is so complex, we can't possibly predict the … Continue reading No More Obstacles – Part 3 of the Bodhi Day 2020 Story

The Universe Between #000000 and #FFFFFF

We talk about the shades of gray between black and white. But there is an entire universe of colors in between. 1 We tend to favor choices between pairs of extremes. Why? Because with so many issues concurrently facing us in our complex lives we don't give ourselves time to ponder. We need a McGoogle … Continue reading The Universe Between #000000 and #FFFFFF