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Short Bio: Rob Quinn taught Philosophy for ten years at the University of Oklahoma (OU), and the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). Prior to this he worked as a therapist in an in-residence psychiatric facility for disturbed young children. Rob is a 48 year long practitioner of Transcendental Meditation, and has been a teacher of that practice for 41 of those years. Presently, Rob is a freelance writer nearing the completion of a book entitled "Consciousness Renewed: God, Science, Self, and the Politics of Transcendence."
In Plain Sight: The Hidden Double Entendre of John Lennon's "Love"
A year's end love-filled epiphany marking the 36th anniversary of John Lennon's death. Here we dive deep into Lennon's profoundly moving and hauntingly beautiful song "Love," which comes to us as a radical departure from every other love song Lennon ever wrote. Herein it is love itself that is both lover and beloved.
A Wider Circle of Compassion: The Newtown Massacre and Beyond
Our prime directive and primary desire is always to move beyond existing boundaries. By our very nature we are in the business of expansion, and it is this ever-expanding sense of self that undergirds our growing capacity for empathy and compassion.