It seems like many people support D1 basketball and football NCAA athletes receiving pay because their events generate so much revenue. It seems unfair to these people that the players are not getting compensated even though they are the sole cause it. This is a complex problem and it's difficult to unpack it concisely. This... Continue Reading →
The Zen master's next meeting was with a New Yorker. "Master, I need your help. I need guidance. I'm living a life that I don't like and I wish it wasn't my own. I wish I was someone else. It's just clear to me that I'll never really be happy with myself. I'm envious of... Continue Reading →
The mind is a primitive entity in our head that tells us what we want. What would happen if we deny what the mind desires? I don't have the answer, but I discuss this conundrum here.
Short story about how a philosophical debate took over a country. Flash Fiction.
Listening to music has taught me to stay in the present moment and not worry about the future, which is something I've struggled with in my life.
Who am I? Well, I realized that can only be used with language, something that's us humans created. So who is Ben Rosen, according to the natural world?
We had to put my dog, Bongo, down today. I discuss what he meant to me and I recall a funny story about how he was named after percussion.
It's been a pretty chaotic few weeks here in Israel. I've always wanted to come here and part of me can't believe I actually am here. My coach was with me in Italy, but here I'm alone. Having a coach helps on the court a ton, but what I forgot is that navigating a foreign... Continue Reading →
I played two tournaments here. I was initially scheduled to play three, but I dropped out of the last one. Well, I never got in. I'm #15 on the alternate list. I was planning on signing in and seeing if anyone dropped out, but truthfully I'm exhausted. First Tournament: Herzaliya, Israel I played a fellow... Continue Reading →