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Do You Have The Right To Be Angry?

A word, such as anger, gains its meaning through agreement and through the circumstances of its application. A word does not possess an inherent meaning.

For example, I hate you can express an intense dislike, a rage against another or against a group of people. Continue reading 



Bullying by an Authority Figure. Steps to Take

Saying nothing to anybody about bullying perpetuates bullying.

Your integrity and dignity take priority over other considerations.

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13 Points for Social and Environmental Change

Lists and bullet points serve a useful function as we can easily neglect to address specific areas we wish to address. Doubts about being effective can easily set in when we become reliant on three or four points to create a change.

I take my inspiration for this approach from the Buddha, who offered literally hundreds of lists to communicate the depth and expanse of his teachings. Continue reading 



ManHole or ManWhole? A Red Card from Football. Addressing men’s abuse, violence and racism in England and elsewhere.

We witness in England increasing levels of nationalism, racism and violence. England’s defeat in last Sunday’s European Cup Final exposed the dark side of the personality among a minority of English men engaged in rage against defeat. Men can descend to a dark hole bringing out the worst and have no idea how to develop a sense of wholeness.

More and more people in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland may well wish to distance themselves from association with the unresolved shadows in England of those who advocate prejudice and display forms of xenophobia. Continue reading 



The Buddha on War. To mark Full Moon of May, 2021. Day marks Buddha’s Enlightenment.

26 May 2021. Full Moon. Millions of Buddhists worldwide pay tribute to the Buddha’s enlightenment.

The Buddha on War Continue reading 




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