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Comment by Andrew on February 9, 2017 at 18:48
I think it shows that the banning of firearms in the USA would probably save a lot more lives annually than stopping Muslim visitors.
It's interesting that you can win an election by being racist and sexist but don't dare talking about taking away the right to keep a weapon that kills. This will almost certainly lose an election.
Comment by David Brazier on February 9, 2017 at 15:13

Well, yes, the obvious thing is how terrorist incidents are way outnumbered by othere things, but it is also interesting how evn within terrorist incidents the great majority are not from immigrants but from citizens. It is not so much people coming in with a mission that constitutes the threat - more the radicalisation of people in situ. This is a bit like the "Beware of strangers" message to children when the majority of abuse is committed by people they already know.

Comment by Carol English on February 9, 2017 at 15:02
It ought to be obvious but it is still well worth documenting.
Comment by Jimena Balli Garza on February 7, 2017 at 2:58

There are far more dangerous things inside America, than terrorists. That changes everything!!!

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Posted by Adam Dunsby on September 9, 2017 at 20:56 0 Comments

Found this on a Chogyam Trungpa video…

''The relationship between student and teacher is like a dance…

In relating with the teacher, your critical input and your surrendering work together. They’re not working against each other. The more input you get from the teacher and the phenomenal world and the more you develop, at the same time, the more you question. So there is a kind of dance taking place between the teacher and yourself. You are not particularly trying to switch off…

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Reflections on Foolishness.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on September 5, 2017 at 11:50 2 Comments

I sometimes can’t believe how defective I am!! Whilst despairing of myself the other day I remembered a Shinran teaching that I found some time ago. It really made me think and reinforced my resolve to practice.

It is a Pureland teaching about the depth of our sin preventing us from being genuinely good. Our efforts to be decent, caring beings are always based in and therefore contaminated by our self centredness, greed hatred and delusion. This is due to the…

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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

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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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