Robert McCarthy
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Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion WHAT CAN WE DO? in the group WAR & PEACE
"I have a few friends who resolutely will not own a TV and I expect many of us have such friends.  But Mat to have only watched TV twice in your life; that is a very strong statement I notice.  And there is much wisdom in not watching the…"
yesterday
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion WHAT CAN WE DO? in the group WAR & PEACE
"Building an alternative is in itself a form of protest. My experience of modern times tells me powerfully that people identity with their oppressors who generally are the corporate state. I particularly try to show people that our primary…"
Saturday
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion KIM-TRUMP PUNCH & JUDY SHOW
Aug 12
Robert McCarthy commented on David Brazier's group WHAT ARE YOU READING?
"Thank you David. I will be pleased to write a review of this book."
Aug 8
Robert McCarthy commented on David Brazier's group WHAT ARE YOU READING?
"I have just started reading Just As You Are and I am rereading a book I only read for he first time last month. This is Creating Freedom by Raoul Martinez. I am drawn very powerfully to his authors understanding of our culture. I will copy a…"
Aug 7
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion INCREASING DANGER in the group WAR & PEACE
"A big question to me is surely national leaders, whether those of traditional totalitarian states like Russia or China or corporate run states such as the USA do understand that economic growth has brought about this ecological collapse and ensuing…"
Jul 25
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion THE ECONOMICS OF BREXIT
Jul 12
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion THE BIGGEST DANGER IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW in the group WAR & PEACE
"And just for a little more pepper all of what you wrote David is placed in a time scale when Trump must be aware of likely impeachment and prison even while he holds the us forces, including all the nukes, in his supposedly tiny hands."
Jun 13
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion THINGS ARE MOVING ALONG QUICKLY NOW in the group WAR & PEACE
"Vita BRITS might be more encouraging I would have thought."
Jun 9
Robert McCarthy liked David Brazier's discussion QATAR
Jun 8
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion THINGS ARE MOVING ALONG QUICKLY NOW in the group WAR & PEACE
"A bitter man given power by a bitter electorate, that explains so much. It so needs saying that the US leaving the Paris accord is all about hegemony and not ecology.  The accord regarding limiting temperature rise to 1.5 Celsius is a…"
Jun 3
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion TRUMP IS RIGHT ABOUT GERMANY ~ but not about the solution in the group WAR & PEACE
"Likely the essence of current global problems goes back to the 70s when greed promotion by corporations and governments went on steroids; the capitalist economies needed very greedy populations to thrive and we bore the onslaught through…"
May 31
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion IS NATO A BOON OR A MENACE? in the group WAR & PEACE
"Well Donald Trump fresh from a big arms deal with the Saudis is off to Brussels.  I suspect he will be getting asked quite a few questions.  Yes, economic and military cooperation growing between China, Russia and Europe will massively…"
May 21
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion IS NATO A BOON OR A MENACE? in the group WAR & PEACE
"There is a substantial blockage in the way of China and Russia cooperating ever more closely and it is Siberia... . Resource rich, population small and neighbours with resource poor and population huge China."
May 21
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion BREXIT OR EUREXIT? The Tectonics of Current Political Change in the group WAR & PEACE
"A very perceptive essay David that helps to understand some more of just what is going on. I very much value your ongoing commentaries and open discussions here."
May 21
Robert McCarthy replied to David Brazier's discussion THE NEWS QUESTIONS THIS MORNING in the group WAR & PEACE
"Machiavellian as a term would have to cede to Trumpian if Trump was planted as a fifth columnist.  The greatest act of political skulduggery would have to be that inside Trump is a cool calculating effective soviet agent who knows discretion…"
May 10

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Have you visited Eleusis?
Never
Tell us about yourself - at least 30 words
I live in Melbourne Australia. Just now I am trying to work out how to live between here, Amida Sanghas and also with family in Thailand.
Is your primary interest...
Attending courses, Join Staff Team, Develop the Buildings, Group Retreats, Support in your own part of the world
Other information / things you can offer
massage,have built a mud brick house,

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At 11:18 on December 5, 2015, David Brazier said…

Hi Rob. Warm wishes from us in Malvern. Namo Amida Bu.

At 10:26 on November 21, 2012, Cécile Le Clercq said…

Dear Rob, how nice to hear from you ! love the picture of the man on the beach... I too hope to see you at Eleusis next summer, take care, cécile

At 8:08 on November 21, 2012, Michael Brazier said…
Hi Robert, that sounds really interesting. Looking forward to swapping skills/experiences down there when the project starts.
 
 
 

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ITZI Conference 2017

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Korean Version of Workshops

Posted by JAESUNG KIM on August 6, 2017 at 6:58 0 Comments

2017 여름 불교심리치료 및 상담 워크숍 3회 내용

THREE PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELLING WORKSHOPS

 

WORKSHOP 1: SNOW UPON A SILVER PLATE [ 銀盌盛雪]: PRINCIPLES OF BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY & THEIR PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC APPLICATION

In this workshop we shall introduce and review important aspects of Buddhist psychology including the conditioned and unconditioned mind, object relatedness, skandha process, the unity of path and goal, bodhichitta,…

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Great Intentions.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on August 3, 2017 at 22:42 0 Comments

  • The power of intentions is a topic that comes up regularly for me and always provides me with food for thought. In a recent service I was struck by the gravity of the Bodhisattva vows that we sing as part of our liturgy. ”Innumerable…

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Study Group.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on July 18, 2017 at 22:41 1 Comment

We just had a study group meeting at Amida Mandala Temple. Only three of us but a very rich hour. Predictably we came round to the issue of ‘is one Nembutsu enough?’ My understanding: In a sense it is, because when we call Amida we become one with his vow and the Pure Land and thus we are saved. In another sense we have to keep calling him so that he can keep saving us. As if we’re all lost in a thick fog and Amida is a few steps ahead of us illuminating the way, we have to keep him in sight…

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SIMPOSIUM AT OASIS

Posted by David Brazier on July 11, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

On 8th July we had a meeting of six teachers at Oasis together with many visitors.

Pictures: Here

Each of the teachers gave a presentation on what they considered most significant in their practice. Then there was an extended lunch period for socialising and, finally a sessions of questions and answers.…

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