Rodney Smith

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Wise View

Rodney Smith, from the third talk, “The Practice of Selfnessness,” from his ongoing Tricycle Retreat,   Wise View is a restatement of what life is. We say, “Life is more connected than it appears or has appeared to me in the past.” This new view holds a sense on interconnectedness as its base.  When things […]

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Sam Harris: Iconoclast or bigot?

To a liberal, educated public, stalwart atheist and PEN Award winner Sam Harris may come off as a brave iconoclast. But if you take a look at Jackson Lears’s “Same Old New Atheism: On Sam Harris” at the Nation‘s website, you may come away concluding he’s a retrograde bigot. In discussing Harris’s 2010 work, The […]

By James Shaheen

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Rodney Smith at the Tricycle Community Book Club

Join us Monday, July 26 at the Tricycle Community Book Club for the discussion of Rodney Smith’s Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha’s Liberating Teaching of No-Self. Smith dives into the depths of the Buddha’s teachings on no-self and impermanence, while remaining accessible and skillfully avoiding the risk of superficiality. It’s one of those rare […]

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