Posts in Featured
People Want the World to be Safe--Ajahn Sumedho

People want the world to be safe. Why do people want to get rid of foreigners? Or feel threatened by the possibility of aliens and strange things or things that they can’t predict? The more insular you are, the more your world is like that, so even people from the next county, ‘Well, you can’t trust them; they’re not like us.’ You are limited to a very small group of people…

Read More
Spirit Rock's Noah Levine Decision Not Based In Fundamental American Values Of Fairness

Americans support due process, and based on overwhelming poll numbers that includes American Buddhists. Disregarding the value American buddhists place on due process protections damages the credibility of the Spirit Rock decision, the organization and its ability to be a leader in the insight meditation movement…

Read More
Is Margaret Atwood a Buddha?

The Author responds to being labeled a “Bad Feminist” for calling out the firing of a male colleague without evidence of wrongdoing. “My fundamental position is that women are human beings, with the full range of saintly and demonic behaviours this entails, including criminal ones. They're not angels, incapable of wrongdoing. If they were, we wouldn't need a legal system.”

Read More