Altruism, selfishness and purity: Saturday September 5, 2009
Can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism?Tags: altruism, ethics, kant
Lies in Which not Everything is False: Wednesday September 10, 2008
Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.Tags: heart sutra, journey to the west, kant, literature, stories
Emotional Weather Report: Friday February 9, 2007
Caught up in bad weather?Tags: kant, travel
Awakening to Awakening: Friday September 15, 2006
Slippery metaphors and debased coinage…Tags: buddhism, enlightenment, hume, kant, metaphor, stephen batchelor
Disillusionment Dharma (Part II): Monday September 5, 2005
Is Buddhism the cause of disillusionment? And what are the rewards of this disenchantment?Tags: darwin, disenchantment, disillusionment, kant, nietzsche, science, wallace stevens
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