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A Poetic Reflection on 9/11: Zen and the War on Terror

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As another September 11th comes and goes and the agents of fear and hatred attempt to rejuvenate the so-called War on Terror by rekindling the bitter memories of that tragic day for their ulterior motives, it is time, perhaps, for some critical, poetic reflection:

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Zen and the War on Terror

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by Mac McKinney

Embracing fear, we deepen illusion,

turning from the Dharma.


Obsessing death, we cling to ego,

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impaled upon the Wheel.


Collecting hurts, we cultivate grievances,

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