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In Other News...New insights into the crossroads of Buddhism and politics, and more

by Kestrel Slocombe
June 19, 2014
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 15:58 -- Kestrel
  • Negative Negativity - Sometimes a gentle and friendly slap in the face is precisely what we need to snap us out of the trance of negativity and allow us to see our situation and our world with sudden clarity. (Via the Interdependence Project Blog)
  • Buddhist Geeks interviews Matt Bieber, an author, political junkie, and practitioner in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. In this episode Matt and host Vincent Horn conclude their conversation exploring the intersection between Buddhist practice and politics. Asking whether our political and economic systems are geared towards idealized humanity or humans as they really are, Matt and Vincent discuss what the political world might look like if built to acknowledge Buddha Nature. (Via Buddhist Geeks)
  • Want to Try Mindfulness? Begin with the Breath Six reasons why “if you’re breathing, there’s more right with you than wrong.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn (Via Mindful)

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