Calling It Quits

Update: I've decided that I have to forge my own spiritual path. I have been deeply influenced by Buddhism, and generally its been a very good influence. But I've been moving toward forging my own path for several years already. I practice Engaged Buddhist Naturalism, and there is no group or institution that teaches Engaged … Continue reading Calling It Quits

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Staying Connected

Today I led a discussion with Trash Community on ‘Ditching the Raft’ (MN 22), i.e. letting go of Buddhist dharma when we no longer need it, especially when modern science does a better job of explaining things than ancient Buddhists texts do. Evolution, modern psychology, quantum field theory, social science, ecology and systems theory all … Continue reading Staying Connected