Tales of a Gonzo Buddhist: Nice to Meet You.

  By Brent R. Oliver   Hi, there. You probably don’t know me but my name is Brent R. Oliver and I’m a Buddhist. The thing is, I’m not awesome at it. I’ve been studying and trying to practice it for about 18 years now, but it’s not going great. I mostly blame myself. Buddhism saved my life once but I’ve done a shitty job paying it back. Rather than embodying the teachings and spreading them far and wide, I’m still staggering along the path like I’m running from the Blair Witch. I’ve practiced in all three major flavors of...

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