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Renunciation and the Marketplace

Following up the last post -- Petteri Sulonen's comment (#2) and Nathan's post at Dangerous Harvests point out that the Buddhist path and the values of consumerist capitalism are, shall we say, incompatible. However, one can find a huge amount of cognitive dissonance about this in dharma centers.... Read Full Post
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Just hitting the wires, comments from French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde: Greece is in danger of default, and...

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 years ago)

Just hitting the wires, comments from French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde: Greece is in danger of default, and it's going too slow on privatizations. For the latest finance news, visit Clusterstock. Follow us on Twitter and Fa... Read Post

The Religious Stuff in Buddhism

Religion / Buddhism : Buddhism Headlines (3 years ago)

Frequent commenters Mumon and Petteri exchanged some thoughts on becoming a Buddhist within the Zen tradition (although this would apply to other traditions as well). After describing the Helsinki Zen Center as "an overtly Buddhist ... Read Post

Building Community

Religion / Buddhism : Buddhism Headlines (3 years ago)

I've been kvetching a lot lately about the need to build Buddhist communities. Petteri Sulonen and Nathan of Dangerous Harvests have posts up about community and un-community that are worth reading.... Read Full Post Read Post


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