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by perkele
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: Climate change - politics and activism
Replies: 175
Views: 11523

Re: Climate change - politics and activism

Franzen is surprisingly good on accepting the grim reality: All-out war on climate change made sense only as long as it was winnable. Once you accept that we’ve lost it, other kinds of action take on greater meaning. Preparing for fires and floods and refugees is a directly pertinent example. But t...
by perkele
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Social Justice Dharma
Topic: Parental Abuse
Replies: 9
Views: 1744

Re: Parental Abuse

Is this true that parents have the right to kill or hurt their child while they have to endure it till death cause they are his/her parents and any act to escape or obtain freedom of the abuse is a sin according to buddhism? (ananthariya akusala) Killing your parents would be an anantarika-kamma . ...
by perkele
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello
Replies: 2
Views: 556

hello

Hi, Perkele, Welcome to DWE. :hello: Why not hop over to the Introductions thread and tell us about yourself? I know you've been a member on DWT or DWM for quite a while, but I can't even remember which one :oops: and some of our members won't know you at all. Okay then, and thanks for the welcome!...
by perkele
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial
Replies: 7
Views: 1048

Re: The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial

I think I may have gone off on an irrelevant tangent with my rambling post. But I think one of the biggest problems is that it has become so much "ideologized", and it's difficult to bring much of what's being discussed in the political sphere down to a neutral informative down-to-earth level that c...
by perkele
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial
Replies: 7
Views: 1048

Re: The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial

I believe Cakkhavati Donnie the Great is only trolling and should not be taken cereal. I have no idea what actual consequences the US president's denial of reality has in this particular case. I certainly find it disturbing and largely agree with the writer of that article in the OP. But I don't kno...