Still confused about how to join the resistance? I got wrote a song just for you! Day 2 creating things! Follow me on Instagram for more videos and outtakes. Including me almost being killed while making this video. Instagram: dasangeles #resist #trump #resisttrump #buddhism #gay #comey #fakenews #pablodas A post shared by Pablo (Paul) Das… Read More Pabo Das: How to join the Resistance
Ajahn Buddhadhasa Bhikkhu was a 20th century Thai monk (1906-1993) who was the forerunner, indeed the founder, of Buddhist Modernism. Now before you start quoting David McMahan and insisting that Buddhist Modernism was invented by Western colonialists who invaded Asia, stole Asian culture and anglicized it, or that it was merely a reaction to Western colonialism—STOP. Asian… Read More Buddhadasa: the Birth of Modernism
[editor: the following article by Daniel Christian Wahl is a brilliant analysis of the evolution of “being” from holism, in which self is not distinguished, to individualism or ‘selfism’, in which the ego-centric is primary, to interbeing, in which self-and-world arise together through ‘structural coupling’, His explanation is based, as he states at the beginning, on… Read More Holism, Seflism, Interbeing
The Future is a “Pluriverse”- An Interview with David Bollier on the Potential of the Commons Interview by Antonis Brumas and Yavor Tarinski, originally published at Transnational Institute of Social ecology Some believe that the commons are incompatible with commodity markets. Others claim that markets and commons may form mutually beneficial relations with each other. What… Read More The Commons as Political economy
I’m in the process of arranging and recording this song. My homage to Babasaheb.
‘I Will Stand Up for You’. a song by Rob Quist, originally written for his wife, has become his campaign song in his bid for US House of Representatives from Montana. Dude, this is dharma.
editor: I’ve discovered a new movement in Christianity which models “church” as an open ‘centered set’, as opposed to a closed ‘bounded set’ (see discussion below). I’ve come to see ‘sangha’ as a network of people who share my perspectives on spirituality, reality and ethics, including people who aren’t Buddhists. The network is both face-to-face… Read More Sangha is a Network, not a Club