The Game of Life: Friday January 13, 2006
A Buddhist board game…Tags: board games, games, samsara, shantideva, wheel of life
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Sri Lanka’s draconian new legislation.
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Is blogging just an idle pursuit, or is it a form of practice? Thoughts from Seneca to Basho on the value of writing journals.
A Handful of Simsapa Leaves: Sunday October 30, 2005
How much do we need to know for the liberation of heart and mind?
Altruism, selfishness and purity: Friday September 4, 2009
Can there ever be such a thing as pure altruism?
Death, at Intervals: Tuesday July 15, 2008
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A Secular Age: Monday January 21, 2008
A review of Charles Taylor’s monumental book A Secular Age
In Praise of Emmanuel Levinas: Thursday November 2, 2006
The 100th anniversary of the philosopher of ethics and responsibility, Emmanuel Levinas.
A Global Christmas?: Saturday December 23, 2006
Santa training academies in Vietnam? Elephants dressed as Santa in Thailand? Confucius with reindeer?
Animal Pleasures: Thursday June 19, 2008
Do animals experience pleasure? And if so, what are the implications of this?
Buddhist Conversions: Wednesday October 18, 2006
Caste, untouchability and conversion in India.
Zen, Brains and Making Friends With Your Own Head: 10 Nov, 2008
It’s a complicated business having a brain.
Lies in Which not Everything is False: 10 Sep, 2008
Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib: 30 Oct, 2007
Aidan Delgado on Buddhism, ethics and the war in Iraq.
Baboon: 06 Jun, 2006
Feeling like a grumpy old baboon?
Meditation as Unphenomenology: 07 Feb, 2008
Meditation, cartography and the territory of the mind.