Issue 68 | The Sun Magazine

July 1981

Readers Write

School Days

Cold germs, Class 4-409, Gerard

By Our Readers


Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes you get rained out.

Satchel Paige

The Sun Interview

The Silent Mind

An Interview With Jehangir Chubb

You don’t set up an ideal of what you want to be and try to become it. You become aware of what you are, and in that very process you become or realize the ideal.

By Sy Safransky
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Unlocking The Map Room

We can’t simply question these beliefs. Rational arguments don’t matter here. What matters is felt reality. What matters is going to that place within the person where these beliefs are vivid, active, current, and therefore, available for change. Bandler and Grinder call this process “accessing.” We’re going into the space where reality can be decided upon, the map room. We’re going to see if we can change any of the maps.

By Ron Kurtz
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Rising Sun Neighborhood Newsletter

David often sketches people on buses and other kinds of public places and gives them the sketches. Poor people, he’s noticed, expect to pay for the sketch and rich people expect to get it free.

By Anne Herbert
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

From The Heart

As I learn to accept love as it is really given — not as I expect it to be — a vast amount of the precious stuff becomes available.

By Sherman Burns

Mental Basketball

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, welcome to WYOY’s Mental-Basketball Game of the Week. Today’s contest pits mind against matter for the championship of Western Civilization. The winner here will meet the Eastern Civilization Champion to ultimately determine who will oppose the forces of nature in the Fourth Dimension.

By David Manning