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Mindfulness. A Single Limb in the Body of the Teachings/Practises. A Podcast. Ron Purser with Questions for Christopher

Ron Purser interviewed me for his 60 minute Mindful Cranks podcast in July 2020.

Professor of Management in the College of Business at San Francisco State University, Ron is the author of McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality. Dr. Purser is an ordained Zen Dharma Teacher in the Korean Zen Taego order of Buddhism. Continue reading 



12 Questions Related to these Times of Uncertainty

Here are 12 questions. I believe we have many questions to address. Below is a short selection of them.

If we do not ask and explore such questions, we cannot move forward. Confirmation of answers shows in compassionate action, campaigns, protest and unprecedented change.

We will give up, become cynical or try to go back to the old ‘normal.’ The old ‘normal’ were the only conditions that resulted in the present situation. Continue reading 



From the Sickness of Economic Growth to Eco-nomics

Capitalism, Economic Growth and Consumerism Belong Together like Wood and Trees.

The agents of capitalism refused to consider the Earth as its only capital. Science, religion, education, work, travel and social life function as means to make profit. Continue reading 



12 Causes for Climate Change/Crisis. Plus Approximate Per Cent per Cause

Eighteen of the last 19 years since 2000 have recorded the highest surface global temperature since records began in 1880.

The growing heat creates more pressure on every part of the globe. The pressure triggers a growing number of ‘hotspots’ of catastrophe.

Emissions trap heat from the sun in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Dramatic climate change depends upon greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide.

Trapped heat leads to dramatic swings in weather.

Scientists report the consequences of melting ice caps, glaciers, severe cold, rising seas, massive flooding, droughts, famine and pollution of land, water and air. Continue reading 



Three Rats and a Mouse

My neighbours, who live either side of my terrace house in Totnes, Devon, England, told me they could hear the scamper of tiny feet along the boards in their loft. I heard nothing. Slept through it.

Ah, then I heard in the night the creature scurrying back and forth. Continue reading 




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