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by DNS
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Joke thread
Replies: 116
Views: 9884

Re: Joke thread

Instant Karma

by DNS
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: Beyond Meat
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Beyond Meat

I should note Beyond (company) is different from the Impossible burger which is Impossible Foods and is the company that makes the super-realistic (meat tasting) burger with the heme (sort of a artificial blood taste).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impossible_Foods
by DNS
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama
Replies: 13
Views: 247

Re: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama

I think that's reasonable. Even the most liberal, pro-immigration position would still have to draw the line at some point, to use an extreme example, something like 3 million people coming across the border and at a time when employment is scarce, unemployment high. Other times, however, especially...
by DNS
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama
Replies: 13
Views: 247

Re: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama

The statement also said comments in which he said refugees in the European Union should ultimately return home "may have been misinterpreted." "He certainly appreciates that many of those who leave their countries may not wish or be able to return," it said, Yes, hopefully that's a misinterpretatio...
by DNS
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama
Replies: 13
Views: 247

Re: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama

What are your thoughts on the subject David? I'm naturally biased toward being pro-immigration, pro-refugees. My recent ancestors fled pogroms and Nazi Germany to come to the U.S. Even though Donald Trump's mother was born in Scotland, making him only a second generation American, I don't think he ...
by DNS
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Social Justice Dharma
Topic: Is there a crisis on the US Southern border?
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Is there a crisis on the US Southern border?

As Bundokji noted, both major parties see it as a crisis, but from a different framework. In my opinion: A wall or fence or barrier is not such a big deal some make it out to be. Is the U.S. a nation or is it not? Nations have borders and checkpoints when crossing from one nation to another. This is...
by DNS
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama
Replies: 13
Views: 247

Europe is for Europeans, says Dalai Lama

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7187235/Dalai-Lama-warns-Europe-Muslim-African-migrants-not-returned.html The Dalai Lama has warned that Europe could become 'Muslim or African' if refugees who have been taken in are not then sent back to their home countries. When asked what should happen t...
by DNS
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: POTUS 2020, part 1
Replies: 42
Views: 2405

Re: POTUS 2020, part 1

by DNS
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Tulsi Gabbard
Replies: 16
Views: 1104

Re: Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard at the debate last night. She did well (imo). She is the most anti-war of the Democrats running.

by DNS
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: General Engaged Buddhism discussion
Topic: Engaged Buddhism, Revolution, and Climate Change
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Engaged Buddhism, Revolution, and Climate Change

If it came down to it with a reasonable degree of certainty, that you had to choose between either watching the planet die but maintaining your precepts and meditation practice, or to engage in a violent overthrow of the systems, industries, and persons holding the most responsibly for the destruct...
by DNS
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: This forum could become stagnant...
Replies: 25
Views: 4497

Re: This forum is stagnant...

Been nearly a year, so enough time has passed for this site to perk up - it has not. DW Mahayana/Vajrayana has an Engaged section and that is enough to satisfy any posters. DNS could, and I hope does, pull the plug on DWE. Why? No one is forced to log in or post, but if anyone wants to, this site i...
by DNS
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: Politicians debating climate change
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Politicians debating climate change

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"Follow the leaders" by Spanish street artist Isaac Cordal, Berlin, Germany

https://www.pri.org/stories/2014-03-26/ ... -look-soon
by DNS
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Another war in the Middle East?
Replies: 14
Views: 406

Re: Another war in the Middle East?

alan wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:32 am
DNS, not sure what you mean about the "21 Trillion dollars in debt".
Actually, it's 22 trillion now.

https://www.usdebtclock.org/
by DNS
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: It's Alan
Replies: 19
Views: 1468

Re: It's Alan

alan wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:49 pm
Thanks. I'm for Schiff/Hoelzle 2020.
:thumb: Okay, I'll vote for you if he wins the nomination and chooses you as his running mate. :tongue:

I like Bill Weld on the GOP side and Tulsi Gabbard on the Dem side, but neither have any actual chance of winning.

:popcorn:
by DNS
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: It's Alan
Replies: 19
Views: 1468

Re: It's Alan

alan,

Who do you support for POTUS, 2020, so far? Any particular Democrat candidate that you like?
by DNS
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: The Natural world, and why it matters.
Replies: 12
Views: 916

Re: The Natural world, and why it matters.

:thumb: beautiful!
by DNS
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Another war in the Middle East?
Replies: 14
Views: 406

Re: Another war in the Middle East?

I sure hope there is not another war. Supposedly Iran attacked the ships, but we might never know who really did it. It could be a false-flag as an excuse to start another war. The U.S. is about 21 tillion in debt. Since compassion doesn't seem to stop the U.S., perhaps at least economics could be u...
by DNS
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: Beyond Meat
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Beyond Meat

Holy cow!
Beyond Meat stock up +$29.45 today. Wonder if it will continue or if copy-cat companies will emerge, stabilizing or lowering it's value?

NASDAQ: BYND
by DNS
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Aussie monk honoured for bhikkhuni ordinations
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Aussie monk honoured for bhikkhuni ordinations

Ajahn Brahm is great, he really helped revitalize the bhikkhuni Order in Theravada. There are other monks and nuns, but he was perhaps one of the most influential leaders in Buddhism toward bhikkhuni revitalization. There are still some monks and lay people opposed to bhikkhuni ordination, but I thi...
by DNS
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Environmental Dharma
Topic: Beyond Meat
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Beyond Meat

:thumb: Good article. Usually culture changes slowly, but sometimes it moves fast. Civil rights, women's rights moved very slowly, but for example in recent years, gay rights and acceptance has moved very fast. I remember when it was unthinkable to allow gays in the military, now there is legal gay ...