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Sgt Pepper established The Beatles as The Buddhas of Rock Music. Intro, short comment on each song with some lyrics

I remember sitting at the top of a cheap hostel in Istanbul in late June 1967. A young American turned up and pulled out a copy of the latest album from The Beatles called Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading 



THE POWER TO ACT. Three Examples. A Poem

I gave a Dharma talk (unrecorded) this month (August 2022) on our Dharma Yatra, an eco-pilgrimage, in Germany on the importance of direct action despite any fears, doubts and excessive thinking. Continue reading 



We need a 21st Century Economics. Value of Buddhist Economics. Addiction to Economic Growth of Left, Right and Centre belong to 19th – 20th Century

I spent many hours researching online, read articles and books looking for a new economics suitable for application for the 21st century. Current economics as taught to students of economics in universities seems woefully out of touch with the global crisis.

Through extensive reading, taking notes and much reflection, I drew upon the insights of various economists world-wide, who recognise the urgent need for change. Continue reading 



A Deep Teaching in the Song ‘Ruby Tuesday’ by the Rolling Stones

While lifting a modest number of kilos through the air in the gym, I listened to Spotify through my earphones.

An old favourite rock song came on – Ruby Tuesday by the Rolling Stones. Composed in 1966 in Los Angeles by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the song conveys a depth of lyrics, which caught my attention. Continue reading 



Does both the Conservative and Labour Party need levelling up? Abuse of Power ends in Tears

Centralisation of power in the mind of the Prime Minister has long gone past its sell-by date.

Self-interest plays a major part in the mindset of the head of government. Popularity and personal prestige influence decision making over the interests of the country. Continue reading 




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