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Is there no place like home? A 3000 word essay for a chance to win $100,000 for the 2019 NIne Dots Prize.

Dear Friends,

I entered an international competition called the NIne Dots Prize early this year (2019) to write a 3000 word essay on the theme: Is there no place like home? Continue reading 



Wendell Berry, a living USA poet. Short extracts from some of his precious poems on animals, land, trees, nature, spirituality, suffering, war and politics.

Here are short extracts from some of the major poems of Wendell Berry, 84, the much-loved American poet, farmer, critic and activist.

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Does Donald Trump need therapy? Part Three of Three. The danger for the candidate

Does Donald Trump need therapy?

Part Three of Three

It is hardly surprising that Donald Trump wants to be the US Commander-in-Chief. For a narcissist, the private jet with the name TRUMP blazoned across it, the TRUMP Tower, 16 other buildings in New York City with his name on and his 500 businesses worldwide will not satisfy his lust for power, prestige and control. Continue reading 



The Buddha and War

Intentions, Ethics, Action and Consequences.

A Dharma Perspective on wars and moral superiority

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SUB-HEADINGS

Ignorance and Conflict

Ethics, Intentions, Actions and Consequences

Action and Suffering

Buddhists and War

Enquiry into so-called Cause and Effect

Powerfully armed countries, such as USA, UK, France and Israel, and military organisations, such as NATO, propagate our moral superiority over threats, real and imagined, from other nation states or political/pseudo religious organisations, such as found in the Arab/Islamic world. Continue reading 




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