The only problem I see in the world we live in is human evil—or if you like, human egotism. That’s what creates the evil we perpetrate. If it weren’t for our egotism, our selfishness, the world would be in a natural balance where all life flourishes. The aim of theContinue Reading

When the subject is Buddhism, “enlightenment” means a spiritual awakening. But the Western Enlightenment has been political and social. It’s about reason, the rights of the individual citizen, and a scientific understanding of the material plane. Because the Enlightenment’s ideas were derived from the speculations of a number of individualContinue Reading