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Buddhist Social Democracy, Part 2

by Stefan Schindler In Buddha’s worldview, “each life is precious, endowed with freedom and opportunity.” The Buddhist social democratic path to peace offers widespread time and place for deconditioning. Buddha says the institutions of society ought to serve schools, not … Continue reading

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Buddhist Social Democracy, Part 1

by Stefan Schindler    All things pass; life is brief; seek freedom; be kind.  Siddhartha Gautama, Gangamala Jataka  “A Buddha arises for the welfare of the multitude.” This is a common refrain in Buddhist sutras. On Buddha’s Eightfold Path to … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 1

by Stefan Schindler America has the largest empire in world history, guarded by a thousand military bases around the world; yet most Americans don’t know there is such a thing as the American empire, even though they’re paying for it.  … Continue reading

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