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Chris Titmuss: The Transformed Life

I've just discovered Christopher Titmuss, a Theravada teacher who trained as a monk in Thailand and India for ten years, co-founded Gaia House in Devon, UK, and was one of the first teachers at the Insight Center in Barre, MA. 339 more words

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Music and Social Action in the 21st Century

By Josh Schuback

Musicians have platforms to make political statements that uniquely position and privilege them: touring gives musicians major access to the public in various areas; behemoth music festivals like Coachella and Governor’s Ball have had attendances nearing 200,000; YouTube and streaming services also reach massive audiences, helping artists get their music out like never before. 1,054 more words

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Buddhist Futures: Futurica & the Internet Sangha

Futurica Trilogy: How the Internet is going to Kill Industrial Capitalism and the Western Enlightenment Idea of the Individual.

This video by Alexander Bard, one of the authors of the Futurica Trilogy, explains how the internet is the fourth communication revolution. 87 more words

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Response to 'Are We Raising Racists?'

Raising A White Child As A Black Parent In An Age of White Guilt Hysteria and Self-Flagellation

Oliver CampbellFollow

Fiction author. Shorty Awards Athlete Finalist. 1,845 more words

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Excommunicate Me from the Church of Social Justice

Posted by Frances Lee on July 13, 2017 at 9:36am PDT

There is a particularly aggressive strand of social justice activism weaving in and out of my Seattle community that has troubled me, silenced my loved ones, and turned away potential allies. 1,533 more words

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Politics as Struggle

People like the image of struggle to describe the nature of politics, but we should be attentive to its two possible interwoven sources. On the one hand, struggle could imply the need to overcome, i.e. 90 more words

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On the Necessity of an Ethics of the Meantime

Most political projects that cannot be realized immediately and do not simply seek to preserve the status quo require an “ethics of the meantime” (i.e. how shall I act before the project is realized). 208 more words

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