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BREXIT or EU? The Real Issue is not Leave or Remain….

An Appreciation

The European Union has established a union of 28 member states. The EU states it has built a “community of peace, freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.” Continue reading 



Ajahn Buddhadasa of Thailand.1906 – 1993. A selection of video clips

http://www.bia.or.th/en/index.php/on-buddhadasa-bhikkhu/videos Continue reading 



Totnes, Devon, England has declared itself an independent city state. It has issued the Declaration of the Reformation of Brexit

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/totnes-brexit-independent-city-state-uk-eu-remain-second-referendum-final-say-peoples-vote-a8464151.html

We, citizens (not all!), of Totnes, Devon, England, have declared ourselves as an independent city state.
We take an oath of allegiance to the EU.
We have issued the Totnes passport.

The Declaration of the Reformation of Brexit has been nailed (well, blue tack) to the 17th century Guiildhall door.
Totnes invites other towns and cities around the UK to follow Totnes.
The Totnes Oath states: “Compassion, endeavour, ingenuity, altruism, diligence, daring and a peace-loving commitment to the dignity of all sentient beings”).”

PS. Big thanks to Jonathan Cooper and others in Totnes for this initiative.

 

 

 



Towards Liberation of the Voice….19.00 Sunday 30 September, 2018. www.worldwideinsight.org

Spoken or written, our words have a significant impact upon others, as well as upon ourselves. It is vital to bear in mind that the exploration of the middle way applies equally to language, as it does to any other kind of practice. Continue reading 



Does Oxford University qualify to be at the top of the Bad University Guide?

This week (of 23 September, 2018), the Sunday Times (UK) issued the Good University Guide for 2019. The Guide gives a ranking to each university, offers a league table, details, cost of admission, performance, admission rates from deprived areas and local accommodation. Continue reading 




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