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Ecuador and Earth Law

There is much to learn from 'Earth Law'. But to conclude that mankind's problem is primarily an ecological or legal one is to miss the major part of the Buddhist perspective.
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Pussy Riot

The Buddhist response to Pussy Riot is quite straightforward, isn't it, given there is no such thing as blasphemy? Why not send them a message of support?
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Bread and Circuses

Did the Olympics simply serve 'the immediate, shallow requirements of a populace' or was there some higher purpose?
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The Olympics and the Ring

There was a striking resemblance between the Olympics opening ceremony and Wagner's Ring Cycle. What can both tell us about our society?
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‘History is Made at Night’

What does "the most dangerous philosopher in the West" have to say about Buddhism? How does it relate to our current economic and political crises?
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‘Sold-off Cities’

Large parts of Britain's cities are being redeveloped as privately-owned estates, giving property owners control over 'public' squares. Is this problematic from a Buddhist viewpoint?
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Debt: Forgive and Forget?

Storm clouds continue to gather in the eurozone, with some calling for a 'biblical-style jubilee' to cancel outstanding loans. Is dropping the Greek debt the Buddhist thing to do?
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