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Should Buddhism Focus On Humans Only?

Jun. 28 | The good qualities of humanity are the basis for human beings, to evolve as humane qualities for benefiting all sentient beings. – Stonepeace | Books The whole of Buddhism is simply the Buddha’s teachings in all their expressions collectively,...

The ‘Wu Xia’ Koan Of Forgiveness

Aug. 2 | ‘Wu Xia’ is an entertaining and nuanced study of the tension between the need for forgiving one who has resolved to turn over a new leaf, versus the danger of forgiving one who turns out to be thoroughly unrepentant. Since we cannot read...

‘Clash of the Titans’ and Humans

Apr. 7 | The remake of ‘Clash of the Titans’ is more fascinating than its 1981 predecessor for a number of reasons. Firstly, the monsters are a lot meaner. Secondly, the gods are a lot meaner… too! Set in an ancient time, the film paints a terrifying...

What If You Were a Vampire in ‘Daybreakers’?

Jan. 31 | Warning: This is a proper vampire movie, where vampires adhere to the classic rules. E.g. they do not glitter with fairy dust in the sun without bursting into flames during non-twilight hours! (To avoid confusion in monster lore, Twilight’s ‘vampires’...

Is ‘District 9’ Fictitious?

Oct. 22 | Literally using ‘illegal aliens’ for addressing multiple socio-political issues such as xenophobia (irrational fear of strangers), ‘District 9′ is a thought-provoking film indeed. A private military contractor (MNU: Multinational United) is...

Perfect Humanity

Jul. 30 | When [one’s] humanity is realised [perfectly], Buddhahood is realised [perfectly]. – Master Taixu Share This: