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Mark Zlomislić

Mark Zlomislić is professor of philosophy at Conestoga College. This column is taken from his forthcoming book, Everyday Enlightenment. He is also a visual artist. His working studio and gallery is located in Cambridge. For further information contact: [email protected]

The Rolls Royce Guru

February 5, 2014

OSHO, aka Chandra Mohan Jain (1931 –1990) was also known as Acharya Rajneesh and Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. He was a professor of philosophy, a self- proclaimed Indian mystic, guru and spiritual teacher with an international following. The books now released under his name are edited and printed versions of recorded speeches OSHO gave to his […]

Genie in a bottle

April 25, 2013

I was caught shoplifting when I was fifteen. Look back thirty years later I think it was a good thing. It was one of those little jolts that life sends to wake you up. My friends were fond of bragging about their latest freebies taken from the shelves of the local K-Mart; Iron Maiden cassettes, […]

Everyday Enlightenment: The Stairs

December 16, 2012

Many have the opinion that philosophy is a useless activity devoid of practical significance. These folks believe that “philosophy bakes no bread.” Here I want to suggest why this belief is mistaken. Philosophical insights can be found in everyday activities like mowing the grass, arguing with a spouse, pedaling a bike, watching baseball or the […]