Thich Nhat Hanh in 1997

Thích Nhất Hạnh’s first online chat, 1997

In 1997, I had been active online for several years and practicing for about two years. I had very little local community in Valdosta, Georgia, yet found some connections online in AOL chat rooms. I had been working on my anger issues and had found much guidance and perspective in  Thích Nhất Hạnh’s book  Peace […]

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AOL Chatroom screenshot

Buddhist AOL Chat room, 1997

Raw transcripts from an AOL Chat room, supposedly on Buddhism, saved to disk at 5:44pm on October 31, 1997. A few hours later, Thich Nhat Hanh held his first online chat. I was there, as well as a few others in this chat. Note that while this transcript shows an online world long gone, it […]

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