Today we speak with Dr. Linda Elder about Critical Thinking, what it really is, and how to develop it. In meditation, we take an intimate look at what’s going on in our minds, moment by moment. Sometimes the attention is wonderfully on the breath, sometimes on the pain in our leg, and sometimes we’re just…Read More
Earl Frank Rectanus Frequent contributor to the Facebook Fan Page for The Secular Buddhist podcast, Earl Frank Rectanus shares his experiences in starting one of the first secular Buddhist groups. Early Buddhism calls it, “The Triple Gem”. Buddha, the example we have, demonstrating how this practice should be part of one’s life. Dhamma, the teaching…Read More
Edith Haenel speaks with us about the Upper Midwest Summer Institute of Buddhist Studies, and bringing her practice to others in her role as a social worker. Okay, show of hands — how many of us have ever said something like, “I’m so mad right now!” The fact is, most of us were probably raised…Read More
Today we speak with the author, teacher, and Atheist Buddhist, Stephen Batchelor.
When ancient religion encounters a new culture, there can be radical change in one, the other, or both — rarely do religion and culture simply part ways. Modern culture is no different. Though we may not be any more aware of it as the fish is aware of the ocean in which it swims, as human beings we are inextricably linked to the culture in which we live.Read More