The Dhammapada chapter 8 has a strange title, The Thousands, with each of the 15 verses comparing the value of ONE act following The Buddha’s teaching, with a THOUSAND acts of not following his teaching. The important message of the… Read More ›
American values? Not from where I stand!
My respect for America and her people has known no bounds for almost 50 years. It began via my parents and their many instances of friendship with GIs during WW2. It continued as I worked for an American corporation, holidayed… Read More ›
How to engage with fellow bloggers Part 2
My previous post about blog follower engagement focused on asking myself the same question several times over “why do I write a blog in the first place”, and I found an answer, of sorts! I also described a very special… Read More ›
Ego Integrity and understanding your identity.
It’s not often I repeat a post, unless it’s a few years old, but this one is immediately relevant even though I originally posted it only 7 months ago. It has been the catalyst for my Ego Integrity series of… Read More ›
Flummox Friday: Buddhist Stoic Golden Rule #6 (Values & Ethics)
My earlier post outlined my 8 Golden Rules with #6 being “Make ethics and values the central issue of your day to day life”; here’s some background and personal experiences that led to me include this vital rule which should… Read More ›
A Flummox of Philosophers!
An ongoing series of short posts about schools of philosophy and individual thinkers through the ages. Some of them I briefly studied during my psychology degree, others I have considered more recently in retirement and old age. This is NOT… Read More ›
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