The Angina Dialogues
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|The Other Side|
|Original Broadcast Date|
|Larry Block, Jack Kornfield, Joe Frank|
|Karma Style, 57 minutes|
|Preceded by:||Fire And Ice|
|Followed by:||Love Prisoner|
"I was walking past a church, off of Central Park West, you know."
- 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.
- Kornfield: self knowledge and surrender, instant gratification.