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Ryuk Returns With His ‘Death Note’ (2017)

Sep. 6 | In case you missed it about 10 years ago, ‘Death Note’ is a (thankfully) fictitious book granted by a death god (Ryuk). Its keeper can write to actualise the death of anyone in any manner, as long as the name and face are known. Ryuk is...

Dealing With Emotional Abuse At Home

Oct. 31 | Question: Someone in my family is giving me to a lot of emotional abuse. She would find fault with me and scold me, yet treat me as non-existent at other times. When I speak to her about this, she refuses to communicate.  Do you have any advice? Answer: If...

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...

Are You An Outcast?

Jun. 12 | No one is truly an outcast, unless one outcasts oneself with deluded immorality. – Stonepeace As in the Vasala Sutta, the Buddha once encountered a brahmin priest on his alms round, who was preparing a religious offering. Upon sight of his shaved...