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by Dan74
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Social Justice Dharma
Topic: Toxic Masculinity? Or how to be a real man but not an ***hole (or at least try)
Replies: 94
Views: 13836

Re: Toxic Masculinity? Or how to be a real man but not an ***hole (or at least try)

Kathy, thank you for replying. I think I've largely failed there (at least with one out of 3 children), though it appears that most other parents around are even less authoritative and more permissive than I. But yes, in theory I agree. In practice it somehow doesn't always work out. Bundokji, I'd r...
by Dan74
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Social Justice Dharma
Topic: Safe Spaces: how should we navigate the waters of Right Speech in the modern world
Replies: 12
Views: 2541

Safe Spaces: how should we navigate the waters of Right Speech in the modern world

The recent ban of Edward Espe Brown from SFZC apparently over the comments he made in his recent Dharma talk, got me thinking about the appropriate limits on speech again. The relevant documents are on http://www.cuke.com/Cucumber%20Project/brown-edward/barred-from-sfzc.htm and I urge you to read at...
by Dan74
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Social Justice Dharma
Topic: Toxic Masculinity? Or how to be a real man but not an ***hole (or at least try)
Replies: 94
Views: 13836

Toxic Masculinity? Or how to be a real man but not an ***hole (or at least try)

**rant alert! or rather a longish piece that summarises my reflections on the issue. would be interested to hear from those who take the time to read it.. Toxic Masculinity? Or how to be a real man but not an ****hole (or at least try) Reading the harrowing stories emerging from the #metoo or indeed...
by Dan74
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: General Engaged Buddhism discussion
Topic: Letting Go vs Engaged Buddhism, please explain it to me
Replies: 24
Views: 8267

Re: Letting Go vs Engaged Buddhism, please explain it to me

Hi James! :hello: I think this is a very good question and one that I hope the people at the Insight retreat grapple with in all earnestness. For me, as far as practice goes, it is not so much engagement or lack of it, since we live in this world and of necessity engage with it, but what is happenin...