I just stumbled across this today and thought it would be a nice antidote to the long-winder ethics rant from the weekend! Go on. Ask him if you’re enlightened. Zen Cat Advertisements
There’s a couple of things to think about when talking about Buddhist ethics. The first and, to me, probably the most important thing is that there is no general “Buddhist ethic” that is agreed upon by every iteration of the tradition. Like any religion, like any social thing really, there’s a spectrum of opinion ranging from lose and free-wheeling Buddhists to pretty dogmatic and conservative ones.
As a follow up to my last entry on Japanese Buddhists trying to drum up interest, my friend Harry turned me on to this article from the Buddhist Channel. It’s a bit more detailed than the Guardian article. Thanks Harry!
I was fortunate to stumble across this short article from the Guardian on Japanese Buddhists trying to be more trendy to attract younger people who aren’t particularly interested in religion. There’s a lot of great stuff in this piece (and plenty of other folks have already picked up on it including the ever-wonderful worst horse […]
I think Iâ€™ll vote for Kucinich. Because he saw a UFO. I can get behind that.
Whatâ€™s my fascination with one-armed midgets?