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by Herb Caplan
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Secular Buddhism, secular Dharma
Topic: A critique of corporate mindfulness
Replies: 6
Views: 2495

Re: A critique of corporate mindfulness

Whoever wrote this article has a bizarre definition of mindfulness.

Retarded.
by Herb Caplan
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Engaged Buddhism, engaged Dharma
Topic: why you proselytize (explained)
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

why you proselytize (explained)

Our ideas are saving the world. The Army thinks they are the only ones standing between freedom and tyranny People who sit in pews praying to God think they are helping the world Muslims think they are saving the world from Allah's wrath People on a forum believe their participation has non-trivial...
by Herb Caplan
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Melomy now extinct due to humans burning coal
Replies: 1
Views: 1114

Melomy now extinct due to humans burning coal

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bramble_Cay_melomys https://archive.is/VhUs8 Shame on you, shame on all of you. Your hapless destruction of nature has led to another species extinction, a permanent scar on this planet that wouldn't exist had you been more considerate of your surroundings. You value yo...
by Herb Caplan
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Ahimsa
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 15
Views: 4130

Re: the great vegetarian debate

David N. Snyder wrote:while others believe there is not a direct link or causation to the killing of animals.
??? :jumping:

So they think the butcher performed amputation to remove the pig's leg without killing the pig? Or the meat descended to their plate from the heavens?
by Herb Caplan
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi!!!!!!!111
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Hi!!!!!!!111

My name is Herb Caplan. I've been a Buddhist for 48 years. I live in NYC and work as a quantitative analyst.

My areas of interest are animal rights and Theravada.

:goodpost:
by Herb Caplan
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: Ahimsa
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 15
Views: 4130

the great vegetarian debate

Can we agree that vegetarianism is a prerequisite to Buddhism?

Or a prerequisite to being a sane, moral human being?

Discuss.