Our capacity to take ourself seriously is nearly limitless. You want proof?
If Rod can sing and gyrate about how sexxxy he is with…that hair…those pants…hey.
The cosmic joke, as Chogyam Trungpa put it, is on all of us. Life is suffering. It’s also a dream.
Or, as Longchenpa, another great Buddhist teacher put it…well, the quote’s on the back of my stickard: