https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/02/us/coronavirus-meditation.html

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To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. On the morning of May 23, Daniel Thorson rejoined society after an absence of two and a half months. He had spent that time in silent meditation in a cabin in remote northwestern Vermont, where he is part of a Buddhist monastic community. During his 75 days in isolation, his hair had grown out. The last snow of winter had melted, and the trees had budded. Frogs had come out of hibernation and begun peeping. Mr. Thorson, a podcaster and enthusiastic online philosopher, had also missed 75 news cycles. And so, less than two hours after ending his silent retreat, Mr. Thorson logged back onto Twitter. Full story

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