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March 10, 2009 Archives

Sects & Sectarianism

posted by Greg Zwahlen

I came across this today. It’s a very well researched essay, available for free, about the evolution of different sects and ordination lineages in early Buddhism. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but it had some interesting tidbits. For one,

BREAKING: Dalai Lama Talks Very Tough on China

posted by Ethan Nichtern

Bit of breaking news: The Dalai Lama just laid down possibly his strongest rhetoric ever against China, saying Tibet is “Hell on Earth” under the occupation. Well, actually, he doesn’t quite say that, but the NY Times alarmist headline makes […]

Stupid/Brilliant: Setting the Record Straight

posted by Emily Herzlin

Okay guys, watch out – it’s gonna get personal. I’ve been thinking a lot about Judith Warner’s article in the New York Times and would like to add some more thoughts to our discussion. I worry sometimes…not sometimes, often…about emotional […]

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Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »


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