What Is Dharmaecology?

Dharmaecology is an interweaving of dharma themes from the Buddhist tradition and ecology, which I define as natural systems theory. Dharmaecology indicates a strong focus on ecology and climate justice, dharma naturalism, and a systems ecology approach to dharma theory and practice. It’s about connectedness, networks and integration. It is neither 'religious' nor 'spiritual', and operates … Continue reading What Is Dharmaecology?

Karma-Rebith as Intergenerational

If I take a long step back, I can look at karma/rebirth from a distance, not as it applies to an individual life, but as it applies to human lives as a plurality. I can make sense of it as a general proposition: that we who are living today are creating the conditions for the lives … Continue reading Karma-Rebith as Intergenerational

Post-Humanism: Another Stab at Anatman

https://youtu.be/GmJLsfUnGjY This explanation of post-humanism claims that Nietzsche was the first post-humanist, I disagreed with that claim: I claim that the Buddha (Siddhartha Gotama) was the first post-humanist. Nietzsche's claim that there is no special reason or purpose for the existence of human beings is very like what the Buddha said about 'non-self' (anatman). 'Self' … Continue reading Post-Humanism: Another Stab at Anatman