The Mindfulness Revolution: How Mindfulness Meditation Is Transforming Our Society
Charles A. Francis does a great job talking about the mindfulness movement that is spreading by the day. We see the practice of mindful meditation transforming our society whether that is in the next few years or the next 100 years. At some point, a major emphasis will be placed by schools, governments, and educational institutions […]
Al Jazeera America airs more climate coverage in one day, than other networks have in four months.
On its first day on-air, Al Jazeera America aired almost half as much coverage as some network news programs did during the entire year 2012. Media Matters has the details: Al Jazeera America’s 30 minutes of climate coverage (about 24 minutes not including commercial breaks) represented nearly half of what was seen on all network nightly news programs in […]
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Rohr: Jesus and Buddha
In many ways, Jesus and Buddha were talking about a very similar process of human transformation. Pain is the foundational teacher of transformation for both of them, which led to compassion in Buddhist language and love in Christian language (I accept the common definition that our suffering is the degree of resistance we have toward […]