Apramāda

Buddhist perspectives on society and culture

Apramāda

Buddhist perspectives on
society and culture

Psychology

Ratnaguna
Advayacitta interviews Ratnaguna on the importance of individuality, especially in this moment of political polarisation, identity politics, and intolerance of views other than one's own.
Paul apostle in prison
Advayacitta
In this, the first in a series of short reflections on his work as a clinical psychologist, Advayacitta considers the phenomenon of irrational guilt
Advayacitta
Ratnaguna interviews Advayacitta about how recognising and transcending various patterns from the past is an important aspect of psychological and spiritual development.
selwa
Ratnaguna
Ratnaguna explains what a spiritual community is and is not, and makes a case for spiritual communities changing the world for the better.
Anywheres
Vaddhaka2
As unenlightened human beings, we all have predispositions – patterns of desire, perception and feeling – that often lead us astray and generate suffering. Whole societies can split into mutually unintelligible ‘tribes’, blind to one another’s pain or anger.
Head in Hands
Advayacitta
Advayacitta, a clinical psychologist, explores how political ideologies can undermine psychological functioning, thereby harming individuals and whole societies.
Conformity
Ratnaguna
Cass Sunstein argues that groups, and society, need dissenters to prevent them from making bad decisions
Advayacitta
Ratnaguna and Advayacitta discuss aspects of Buddhism and psychological therapy - their similarities and differences. In particular they explore the topic of 'helpful conversations'.
Advayacitta
Ratnaguna interviews Advayacitta about the importance and meaning of music in general, and in particular of the chanting of mantras.
Advayacitta
Ratnaguna interviews Advayacitta about the nature of consciousness, and how this relates to the question of rebirth.

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