" Finally when my life came completely crashing down around me, as tends to happen to the grown-up versions of child prodigies..."
This website is making my teeth itch
"Then, one day, I happened to be reading a popular science magazine and read about a series of studies that had shown that Zen Buddhist meditation increased cognitive ability, increased focus... lowered blood pressure, and promoted a whole host of other positive things... measured and verified in the laboratory. My inner scientist having been satisfied, I began meditating and immediately discovered its many benefits, even though I completely discarded any spiritual aspect of the practice"
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.