Original affluent society

March 21, 2009, 6:47 p.m.

Chris Harman quotes from M. Sahlin, that the pre-historic hunter-gatherers were the 'Original affluent society' It had taken man 2500 years to come back to the truth stated by the Buddha in the Agganna Sutta of the Digha Nikaya. It was man's greed which led to inequality and suffering, it will conti ...

Nigger on the chain

March 18, 2009, 8:14 a.m.

"Understand something, boy. You are not going to college to get educated. You are going there to get trained. They will train you to want what you don't need. They will train you to manipulate words so they won;t mean anything anymore. They will train you to forget what it is that you already know. ...

the upside of the down turn

March 16, 2009, 4:53 a.m.

The upside of the downturn. We are heading for an upturn in the well being and good health of Mother Earth, which means the well being of all living things. We can expect cleaner air to breath, purer water to drink healthier food to eat and altogether a safer world to live in. Al Gore would have to ...

cricket, terrorism and south asia

March 4, 2009, 12:21 p.m.

http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?ARTID=42223 may be this happened for the good of all south asian countries, even though 6 policemen had to sacrifice their lives for it and our cricketers were wounded. just imagine the number of man-hours saved and the resultant prod ...

death of cricket

March 4, 2009, 12:18 p.m.

THE PLUS SIDE OF THE LAHORE ATTACK We have read and seen so many reports and comments about the negative side of the 3/3 attack in Lahore on our cricketers. We have seen the unfortunate side, the death of 6 policemen who were only performing their duty and the injuries to our cricketers. We have see ...

(un) ethical conversion

March 3, 2009, 12:32 p.m.

all through the ages people have been fighting against religious conversion, ethical or unethical, while others have continued to attempt to convert. i do nto understand how a person calling himself a Buddhist, that is following the Buddha's teachings, could prevent another person from accepting a f ...