Ron Purser

Professor of Management @SFSU, author of @McMindfulness, co-host The Mindful Cranks podcast @MindfulCranks

  1. Silicon Valley’s corporate ‘mindfulness’ hypocrisy

    Silicon Valley is notorious for its idiosyncratic blend of free-market libertarianism and ersatz corporatist spirituality. Perhaps it all started at Apple with Steve Jobs and his dilettantish interest in Zen Buddhism, even though he often called his employees shitheads and was seen as a tyrant and bully. Little did Jobs know of the dark side of Zen’s long history of militarism and its cooptation by Japanese imperialism.

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    From the Delivering Happiness desk