materialism

B. Alan Wallace

Dharma Talks

A New Paradigm for Science and Religion

Since the time of Galileo, science and religion have increasingly appeared to be at odds, with religion slowly but surely losing the battle, B. Alan Wallace observes. His series presents a paradigm in which science and…

By B. Alan Wallace

material and spiritual balance

Dharma Talks

Material and Spiritual Balance

A central concern of Won Buddhism, one of only a few forms of Buddhism founded since industrialization, is finding the balance between our material and spiritual lives. Dr. Bokin Kim, a Won minister and President of…

By Dr. Bokin Kim

buddhism is a religion

Critique

It Needs Saying

Buddhism is not a philosophy, science, psychotherapy, or culture. It is a religion.

By Dharmavidya David Brazier

Are we kidding our selves?

In the January 22nd, 2010 Times Literary Supplement, the philosopher Peter Hacker considers Galen Strawson’s book Selves, which at 452 pages seems like a dense and weighty philosophical tome. In his review, Hacker traces the use…

By Tricycle

David Brooks on “neural Buddhism”

David Brooks discusses the “militant materialism of some modern scientists” then says: Over the past several years, the momentum has shifted away from hard-core materialism. The brain seems less like a cold machine. It does not…

By Tricycle

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