A lot of my work comes from what in Asia is called the 'mind of wonder.' There is not a lot of 'mind of wonder' writing in contemporary Western literature. I think that's what appeals to the readers who are my fans.
Well, I believe life is a Zen koan, that is, an unsolvable riddle. But the contemplation of that riddle - even though it cannot be solved - is, in itself, transformative. And if the contemplation is of high enough quality, you can merge with the divine.
I have never ever Googled myself; in fact I think the Christian right prohibits such things.
I think science has begun to demonstrate that aging is a disease. If it is, it can be cured.
Inge de Bruijn
Henry Charles Carey