That's the ticket! He was Trappist and wrote constantly! Aren't Trappists pretty much luddites anyway? The "veggie loving--human work loving--technology averse" all for the authentic life type? With all the travel and engagement at the end of his life--you know Thomas Merton would have a blog.
Then again, maybe I could be the first Amish blogger. Hmmmm. Could I blog in Pennsylvania Dutch? Would that assuage my conscience?