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This is a madcap yet profound romp through the territory of the jester, saint, poet, mystic and artist, who have pointed to another way of thinking throughout the ages. Nisker brings insight and a broad overview of the tradition and ways of crazy wisdom, and how it applies to the modern world. From Lao Tzu to D.H. Lawrence, from Abbie Hoffman to Edward Abbey; from Gandhi to Einstein; from Charlie Chaplin to Lenny Bruce, both Eastern and Western worlds are brought together here to provide a cosmic and comic perspective on life.
Wes “Scoop” Nisker (1942-2023) was a Buddhist meditation teacher, author, radio commentator, and performer. Founder and co-editor of the Theravada Buddhist journal, Inquiring Mind, and an affiliate teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. He traveled the world leading retreats and workshops in insight meditation.
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To learn more about the work of Wes "Scoop" Nisker go to www.wesnisker.com.
Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 9-22-1990 Program Number: 2208
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