Current Comment #6

A weekly recap of worthwhile political opinion and social commentary. Vol 1, No 6 ……… October 24th, 2020 OPENING NOTE - Presidential campaigning and coronavirus infection increases dominated the news again this past week, and both topics feature prominently in the pieces included below. In addition, there are two compelling essays on other matters - … Continue reading Current Comment #6

Announcing “Current Comment” …

... a new, twice-weekly feature of The Liberal Buddhist blog. Designed in the increasingly popular format of an email newsletter, posts in the Current Comment series will highlight a few selected essays of political commentary that I've read during the most recent three and half days. Each item included will consist of three parts: A … Continue reading Announcing “Current Comment” …

Engaged Buddhism in This Time of Pandemic (3)

This is the third in an open-ended series of posts exploring some of the principle teachings of Buddhism for insights into how we might conduct our lives more skillfully during these challenging times of the coronavirus pandemic. For an overview of the entire projected series, please see the first entry.   The Three Characteristics ("Marks") of Existence: (2) … Continue reading Engaged Buddhism in This Time of Pandemic (3)