decalogue: why I keep coming to Iceland. 9: back to my roots, back to Europe
So, finally, all these things together gave rise to a repudiation of all my life had been in previous years, a rejection of all things Chinese and all things Asian (including my once-beloved Tibet). Stopped the Buddhist-like practice altogether.
Just as Batchelor had done before, I decided it was time to reject all the exotic escapes and be just true to my European cultural background from a secular viewpoint that emphasized European humanism, only adding in my case also the artisanist component.