VONNEGUT and “Buddhist​ catnaps”

I have been a fan of the famous writer, Kurt Vonnegut, for decades.

…He satirized the stylish popularity of Eastern meditation, saying we had the same thing in the West—reading short stories, which also lowered your heart rate and freed your mind from other concerns. He said short stories were “Buddhist catnaps.” [from KURT VONNEGUT LETTERS, edited by Dan Wakefield]

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