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A REALLY HAPPY LIFE

Many people interpret the Dalai Lama’s message as harmonious with Jesus’ teaching. … Although the two men call for the same behavior and agree on the virtues that constitute the good life, the similarities end there. The sources of these virtues differ in the two religious systems. Christian ethics grounds itself in the character of the personal and moral God. … Buddhism knows no such God. Continue reading

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ESCAPING THE CHRISTMAS INSANITY

How will you spend Christmas? This question employs double entendre, because it uses the word “spend” with two meanings. The question usually implies the way that you practice your holiday celebration. With whom? What traditions? But in a consumer culture, the more common meaning of “spend” really applies here. How will you disburse your money, time and resources during the Christmas holidays? Continue reading

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