Angina Dialogues, The
"The Angina Dialogs" is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side (series).
- Larry Block and Joe: Having compassion for God. Larry gets married by a young, hip rabbi. Where was Superman during the Holocaust. "God wept at the gates of Auschwitz." A slick Rabbi only does parties.
- Jack Kornfield: Happiness doesn't depend on external circumstances.
- Larry and Joe: The story of a great Rabbi who comforts a catholic woman after she confesses to anal sex. Nihilism and King Lear. Violence in Shakespeare and resolving conflicts through Chess tournaments. The giraffe as a school mascot. The road less traveled.
- Kornfield: Our interests limit what we see.
- Larry and Joe: Writing a book about a psychiatrist who recommends suicide. Being prescribed anti-depressants. Zak is in the bathroom smoking pot. Addiction, mixing liquor and drugs. A painter arrives.
- Kornfield: Men or their children walking toward a church.
- Larry and Joe: An unfinished story that gets repeated over and over again: a neighbor who seems a nice guy has screaming fights with his Aunt in Greece. After he disappears for a few weeks and returns, Larry shares that he had hoped the man had been left some property and come into a better life. The man responds with a bizarre ethnic insult.
- Larry and Joe: a psychiatrist suggests Larry is responsible for the problems in his life.
- Kornfiend: self knowledge and surrender, instant gratification.
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