Posts Tagged ‘secularism’

Unlearning Buddhism (Stephen Batchelor)

A reflection on the difficulties involved in and the methodology of a secular approach to Buddhism, followed by a reading of and comments on the Kalama Sutta, considered as a primary source text for secular Buddhism

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Episode 83 :: Owen Flanagan :: The Bodhisattva's Brain

Owen Flanagan Owen Flanagan speaks with us about his new book The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized. It’s not very often that I get a series of emails, FaceBook messages, and even Tweets about a new book that’s just come out, but recently that did occur. And because this is really a podcast for you, I…

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A Secular Religion?

This is the second  installment in which I discuss ideas presented by Stephen Bachelor in a series of dharma talks in late 2010. You can hear them at The debate about whether Buddhism is a religion or not is a classic case of the futility of dispute. Much heat is generated, little light is…

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