For me, Buddhism is a psychology and a philosophy that provides a means, upayas, for working with the mind.
A draft doesn’t produce the people we need to satisfy our real manpower shortage. We need specialists to keep our jets flying.
Registration is a World War II response, and we need a 1980 solution.
Lobbying is a legitimate profession… Many congressional spouses act as lobbyists.
Traditional copyright has been that you can’t make a full copy of somebody’s work without their permission.
Compassion may be defined as the capacity to be attentive to the experience of others, to wish the best for others, and to sense what will truly serve others.
Developing our capacity for compassion makes it possible for us to help others in a more skillful and effective way. And compassion helps us as well.
If compassion is so good for us, why don’t we train our health care providers in compassion so that they can do what they’re supposed to do, which is to transform suffering?
We live in a time when science is validating what humans have known throughout the ages: that compassion is not a luxury; it is a necessity for our well-being, resilience, and survival.
Think nothing done while aught remains to do.