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Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies,

By Brad Warner

Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies,

You can view this book's Amazon detail page here.

Tags: buddhism, punk, zen, zen buddhism

Started reading:
2010-01-25 08:05:07
Finished reading:
2010-01-27 08:36:56

Review

Rating: 8

As the book says, “Question authority. Question society. Question reality. Question yourself.” With this approach, the author’s presentation of Zen Buddhism seems to be a logical outgrowth of the punk rock spirit. Probably more akin to Herrigel’s Zen in the Art of Archery than anything else, though with more diversions and a little less “pithy” than that work. Definitely in tune with my thoughts about Zen, particularly with not accepting anyone else (including Brad Warner, himself) as an authority on Buddhism.

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