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Here’s ‘The Fix’ For Global Warming

Jan. 23 | ‘The Fix’ is a comedy talk show hosted by a comedian with the assistance of a data expert. Two teams of comedians try to half-joke and half-seriously fix the world’s problems with humour and facts, also known as ‘wit and wisdom’....

The Great Value Of Spiritual Friendship

Jan. 16 | Radical transformation of society requires personal and spiritual change first or at least simultaneously. – Sulak Sivaraksa A topic that Sulak [Sivaraksa] weaves into nearly every talk, essay, book, or discussion is spiritual friendship, which he regards...

Without ‘Doubt’, The Best Anti-Gossip Sermon?

Jul. 4 | In the movie ‘Doubt’, Father Brendan Flynn masterfully delivered this unnerving sermon… ‘A woman was gossiping with her friend about a man whom they hardly knew… [Note: Such is the nature of gossip, which is spread of the...

You, ‘Animals And The Buddha’

May. 4 | All beings fear danger, life is dear to all. When a person considers this, he does not kill or cause to kill. – The Buddha (Dhammapada, 129) ‘Animals And The Buddha’ (https://youtube.com/watch?v=S0MWAAykFuc) is a documentary by ‘Dharma...

‘Julie & Julia’, The Lobster Killers

Jun. 15 | In the movie ‘Julie And Julia’, Julie (Powell) got nervous about preparing a ‘lobster thermidor’ dish, by following Julia Child’s recipe in her cookbook. She lamented that Child made killing sound so easy, saying, ‘I...

Conscience

Mar. 21 | In moral arguments, true victory is when you win the rediscovery of your conscience. In moral arguments, true defeat is when you defend the loss of your conscience. – Stonepeace | Get Books

Do You Catch Yourself Red-Handed?

Dec. 5 | Group spiritual practice is crucial, in case you lack mindful discipline and do not know this is the case. – Stonepeace | Get Books Geshe Ben was an erudite and accomplished monk of the Oral Precept School who lived in the eleventh century. He was...

Should You Harm Others To Clear Their Bad Karma?

Nov. 15 | Just as no one is destined to harm you, you are not destined to harm anyone. – Stonepeace A mobster, who was supposedly also a ‘devout Buddhist’, when asked how he could do nasty things to people, replied that he simply expressed their...

Do You Sit On The Special Subway Seats?

Jun. 22 | If one expects gratitude and reciprocation of one’s kindness from others, one should expect disappointment too. – Stonepeace In Singapore subway trains, there used to be a sign above certain seats in each carriage, which reads, ‘Priority...

Conscience

May. 9 | How connected you are to good, evil and purity pivots upon how connected you are to your Buddha-nature. – Stonepeace
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