"David. I agree about thd lack ov clarity of the government's evdntual aim. Perhapx partly it depends on who actually has thd power....and the vision, Trump or Bannon. I guess they are symbiotic. Trump has the Presidential power but Bannon, the…"
One thing missing is the nature of the underlying economic system. Under Capitalism there is ALWAYS an enemy....the poor and the unemployed. Or, if you are poor and unemployed, thd owners of Capital....currently portrayed as…"
I like your occasional references to your father
My own relationship with my own father was always distant....a little mistrustful, for which, in one way or another I need to own as at least in part, my own doing.
He has been dead for…"
The love your neighbour campaign in Birmingham came about after the decision to leave the EU. There was an increase in racist attacks and the Church of England hierarchy felt they should take action. What they did was encourage schools and other community venues to put free of charge bright orange banners on fencing etc with the words love your neighbour on them. At the moment funding has been obtained to make more banners to replace any of the 1000 that have gone up already and to encourage… Continue
Honen encouraged his followers to set aside special times for intense practice; half a day, or a whole day, or a week. We’ll be continuously chanting nembutsu for three hours this morning. Unlike Honen I don’t manage to recite sixty or seventy thousand nembutsu everyday, as I’m going about ordinary life, so I love these set aside times when I can immerse myself in the presence of the Buddha, in the Buddha-field, in the Pure Land.…