A friend of mine, Miles Bukiet, left the monastery and finished his Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) at UPenn.

He shared his thesis / dissertation with me. I read it in one sitting and was so excited because it conveys, better than almost anything I’ve seen, what a monastery is, why one might train in one (+ how heroic that is), and what possibilities monasteries hold for us in our present and future.

Here are my notes:
evernote.com/l/AgSf1qwnOyRPJIS

Tasshin Fogleman
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@vgr Yes, thank you! So glad you found this. Curious what you think.

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