We use mockery and public humiliation too freely, so it's hard to know what genuine accountability would be.
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In neither debate among presidential candidates did anyone seriously bring up our commitment to end the suffering that we caused by this preemptive war.
Is violence an aspect of human nature that can be cured, or are we caught in an endless cycle of violence that will never end?
Since wars are where illusions die the fastest, Buddha would want us to end a war because we became more awake.
There is no viable peace movement presently, thanks to a thirty-year rise of military-industrial interests. We are in the forefront of inventing new means of mechanized death, including futuristic robot armies.
One reason that people revere Buddha but don't follow him is that they don't feel motivated enough to seek change. They hold an image of Buddhist monk...
In the end, how does Buddha fit into the world? I think we will have an answer only after the question is put a bit differently. How does Buddha's pur...
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