This page is an index for my posts related to the writings of David Chapman. I first became familiar with David Chapman in 2010 when he commented on this blog which led me to his writings (see below). Since then I have had many private e-mail communications and some skyping. David is an amazing thinker — thus this index.
David has a MIT PhD in computer science, became a engineer business-man and then sold his business which freed him up to do his rich, fun, brilliant writings.
David is a mind-explorer and has found a home/vehicle, of sorts, in a form of Buddhism: Tibetan Nyingma Tantric Dzogchen Buddhism (a lot of qualifiers, eh?). But David is a philosopher/scientist who just happens to benefit from a teacher in that tradition and his hyperlinked book “Meaningness” gives us many of his Buddhist influenced insights stripped of religiosity and cultural-centric jargon.
- Meaningness: A fantastic book on our stances in life
- Buddhism for Vampires: A novel: “is a playful, yet deadly serious, look at the dark side of Buddhism.”
- David Chapman @ WordPress: critiques of various Buddhism
- Approaching Aro: a site about David’s Buddhist group
Some of my posts related to David’s Writings
- 4 Confused Stances: Buddhism
- Religious Pluralism: True or False? (are all religions the same?)
- Buddhist Contradictions : not all Buddhisms are the same
- A Nebulous Way of Knowing : with a cool diagram
- Mindfulness Hype : “Mindfulness” sells big in America