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"There's a theory that 'knowledge will set you free.' But I don't know. I read all these damn books about it and I still don't know what the hell is going on. But to experience it directly in the here and now, this birth and death going on constantly in this moment, every instant..." - Brad Warner
In honor of his birthday Brad reads us choice selections on birth and death including classic koans, Kodo Sawaki, and Thich Nhat Hanh. Along the way we discuss whether or not we should forget about Buddhist theory entirely or if we’re supposed to learn it first, and then forget it…. Also, bonus round, does Brad fear death?? Find out here!!