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Are we all responsible for the state of the world? Do we take more, some or no responsibility?

We live in a world currently dependent on an economic system that demands widespread mass production to satisfy the demands of corporations for profit and customers for goods and pleasure.

Few adopt intentionally the philosophy of minimalism. Millions find themselves subjected to minimalism due to an economy that rewards the rich and dismisses the poor. 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 



Does a country have the right to defend itself? A Reflection

It has become an article of faith that a country has the right to defend itself. Many hold to this view as if it carried an unshakeable and irrefutable truth.

Countries worldwide use the slogan. We heard it again daily from Israel’s Prime Minister and then from US President Biden – “Israel has a right to defend itself.”

This specific statement means the nation state has the right to wage war on another country.

Is this the only way for a country to defend itself? Continue reading 



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 




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