Mugaku's suggested reading list
Suggested audio recording:
Julian Baggini on "Is There a Real You?"
April 28, 2014
New York Times, David Brooks: What Suffering Does
"Here, David Brooks addresses something redemptive about suffering--its capacity for demolishing our idea of who we are, while revealing successively more spare versions, ones with less and less story. A Self begins to emerge from the wreckage of the self, if we are perceptive." --Mugaku