Nirman's website broadcasts his interviews with people who interest him, people who make a difference in the world, people whose life and work forwards Conversations For Transformation. In an eastern context of the disipline of meditation, the people Nirman's interviews are all what he calls sanyasins ie people now integrated into the spiritual world after wholly giving up any addiction to material life, and becoming aware of any attachments - material or spiritual. Even though I have reservations about including myself in that noble lifestyle, its context adds an element of great dignity and tradition. My hesitation to work with him vanished.
When I got to know Nirman, I realized he didn't only have a critic's interest in Conversations For Transformation and how I came to write them. Nirman, like me, is also a graduate of Werner Erhard's work. Nirman says he is empowered to manifest his vision and create his website inspired by Werner.
I have a great deal of respect for Nirman in this regard. Many graduate of Werner's work go on to create their own powerful works in the world, inspired and empowered by new possibilities they get from working with Werner. And that, of course, is the whole point of Werner's work. Yet I'm often disappointed when those graduates then don't acknowledge Werner's contribution.
An interview conducted by Nirman may or may not specifically bring forth the ideas of Werner Erhard, although in my case it does. Nirman, however, unreservedly acknowledges Werner's contribution to his work. I don't just like the guy. I'm impressed by his integrity.
After I indicated to Nirman I was willing to proceed, a concern showed up. It was this:
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