Books by this Author
Happiness Is Good, Bliss Is Better
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If 10,000 people have a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Play the guitar.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Socrates, for his unrelenting quest for truth.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. I don't really keep lists of "favorites." But today some of the songs I listened to and enjoyed included: Jessica by the Allman Brothers Band, Into the Dark by Ben Lee, Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin, Keep Me in Your Heart by Warren Zevon, Brighter Than Sunshine by Aqualung, and All of My Days by Alexi Murdoch, Hey Girl by O.A.R., Feeling Good by Nina Simone, Piece of My Heart by Janis Joplin, among many others. Tomorrow it will be different.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Paramhansa Yogananda, my spiritual teacher who died in 1952. It's not so much what I would want to say to him, I'd just want to be silently in his presence. That conveys infinitely more than words possibly can.