Finding Peace in the Eye of the Storm: Thursday August 7, 2008
One must cultivate one’s garden.Tags: buddhism, candide, dawkins, suffering
Putting Shantideva to the Test: Thursday March 27, 2008
Happiness and ethics – a simple experiment.Tags: ethics, shantideva, suffering
Marvin Minsky's Dreams of Immortality: Wednesday October 17, 2007
Transhumanism and the salvation of the world.Tags: ethics, marvin minsky, new scientist, religion, science, suffering, transhumanism
The Worst Type of Buddhist: Saturday June 16, 2007
Damn those ignorant Buddhists…Tags: buddhism, ignorance, practice, suffering
Reconciliation: Friday December 15, 2006
Making friends with the world again…Tags: buddhism, insubstantiality, meditation, reconciliation, russell hoban, suffering
Dramatic Enchantments: Tuesday August 29, 2006
On being a drama queen…Tags: buddhism, drama, ethics, suffering
Conditions...: Wednesday March 15, 2006
On conditionality and the four noble truths…Tags: buddhism, conditionality, four noble truth, suffering
Fixing It.: Thursday November 3, 2005
The world is beyond fixing, and perfection forever out of reach. Why should such a thought be liberating?Tags: buddhism, mary oliver, suffering, talmud
Holding Back: Monday October 3, 2005
Ethics begins in holding back…Tags: buddhism, ethics, serres, suffering
Longing for Certainty: Meditation Book Review: Friday July 29, 2005
Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano’s poetic reflections on meditation.Tags: meditation, review, suffering
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On Advertising: Wednesday January 14, 2009
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Are You Buddhish?: Saturday March 10, 2007
Buddhish. Adjective: Not quite Buddhist; Spuriously or falsely claiming to be Buddhist;
Neuroethics: Tuesday August 19, 2008
Concerning my review of Glannon’s “Defining Right and Wrong in Brain Science”.
Emotional Weather Report: Friday February 9, 2007
Caught up in bad weather?
For All My Walking: Review: Monday August 1, 2005
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Lightness of Touch: Friday September 5, 2008
Governing oneself the way one cooks a small fish.
The Wisdom of the Ancients?: Friday May 29, 2009
Golden ages, and the magnificence of the past.
Hurrah for Materialism! (Part II): Saturday August 6, 2005
What is materialism? And why is it considered such a terrible thing?
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.