Posts tagged American Buddhist
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…

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MLK's “militant,” “coercive” and “realistic” version of nonviolence overcame the weaknesses of passive resistance.

Understanding the radicalism of Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent resistance… King pursued a distinctly leftist program, including alliances with a then-powerful labor movement and a militant dedication to equality in housing and the criminal justice system — two areas where racial inequalities have in many ways become more pronounced than they were in King’s day.

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