Religion, Violence and Dualism: Friday September 21, 2007
Is the problem religion, or is it something more subtle?Tags: atheism, dualism, new scientist, religion, secularism, violence
Violence and the Mind's Climate: Monday May 14, 2007
Does media violence unbalance the mind’s delicate climate?Tags: buddhism, media, violence
History as Natural History: Tuesday August 15, 2006
From the social contract to the natural contract.Tags: buddhism, ethics, goya, meditation, michel serres, violence
The Rhetoric of Necessity: Wednesday July 19, 2006
A thought on Thought for the Day.Tags: necessity, rhetoric, violence
Today at Noon: Friday July 7, 2006
Two minutes of silence.Tags: buddhism, remembrance sunday, violence, war
Martial Thoughts: Saturday February 25, 2006
Our warrior culture.Tags: china, ethics, history, iliad, violence, walter benjamin
Unwholesome Imaginings.: Monday August 8, 2005
Buddhism, and the invention of hell.Tags: compassion, politics, sri lanka, texts, violence
The Ronin: Tuesday August 2, 2005
The bloody story of a freelance samurai.Tags: japan, novel, ronin, samurai, violence
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Meditating and Knowing: Sunday January 3, 2010
The limits of the mind, and meditation.
Lightness of Touch: Friday September 5, 2008
Governing oneself the way one cooks a small fish.
Nepal's Buddha Boy Takes up the Sword: Friday January 5, 2007
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Our Ancestors: Tuesday August 7, 2007
Thoughts from the Bulgarian national history museum.
What is This?: Monday April 24, 2006
Thoughts on meditative inquiry.
On Desire: Wednesday April 16, 2008
Link to online review of William B. Irvine’s On Desire
Yes: Wednesday November 29, 2006
Thoughts on the affirmation of life.
Darwin's Dharma?: Tuesday February 17, 2009
Darwin the crypto-Buddhist?
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
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Meditation as Unphenomenology: 07 Feb, 2008
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