I just added a sentence to the TURNING JAPANESE essay to underline something good about lay robes and such ...
I do not wear robes, my $20 yoga pants work just fine. It's a personal preference though, and I do agree $200 is a lot of money. I do wear my rakusu though.
I haven't heard or read before about this man.
I'll take a look.
On Buddha nature: "The reason everything looks beautiful is because it's out of balance, but its background is always in perfect harmony."
Thank you for the link.
Sam Harris seems sincere in working to help. The last sentence of the chapter -