Monthly Archives: December 2015

What I Want for Christmas

I saw an ad this evening that started: “So… What do you want for Christmas?” OK. I’m game. Here is what I would like. I want the United States to be as warm and open-hearted as the Canadians are in … Continue reading

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Metta, Syrian Refugees and Dazzle

I am reading the Itivuttaka (“This Was Said (by the Buddha)“), which is a small volume of discourses from the Pali Canon. The literary quality of this volume is particularly striking. Each discourse begins with a short prose passage, which is … Continue reading

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