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I feel some measure of Empathy for the Non-Violent Protesters on Capitol Hill, Washington DC last week

Updated 17 January 2021

Last Wednesday evening ( 6 January 2021), I clicked on the CNN channel giving unbroken news coverage to the protests at Capitol Hill, which had the unqualified support of President Trump. For the next hour, I watched the drama unfold and then switched off the TV. Tens of thousands of Trump supporters stayed outside the government building  while a few hundred enraged supporters stormed into the corridors and centres of power.

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12 Questions Related to these Times of a Pandemic of Uncertainy

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 



A New Website. Mindfulness Support Service (MSS). Initiative of Nshorna (daughter). To address domestic and youth violence.

www.mindfulnesssupportservice.org

I am very happy to inform my worldwide contacts on social media of a remarkable initiative of Nshorna, my daughter, to set up a non-profit Mindfulness website and organisation to help address the rising tide of generational cycle of domestic abuse and youth violence. Continue reading 



The Sniper and the Sangha. A Dharma Inquiry and Reflection. Ein Dor, Israel. August 2018.

After the Dharma Inquiry with the sniper transcribed below, I recalled an incident in the years after the second Intifada – the Palestinian uprising against the occupation that started in 2000 and sustained itself for about five years.

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