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Each day and every day for the next twenty years, 10,000 boomers will turn 65. This is a fact with enormous implications for our politics, our society -- and, I believe, our spiritual life.
"Right Livelihood" is a traditional Buddhist teaching that meant ethical livelihood. But the Buddha could not have conceived of today's complex societies. Now, "right livelihood" is a societal, even planetary, responsibility.