Featured Articles and Journals: power

June 13, 2016
On the Buddha's Eightfold Path, right speech is followed by right action. So it's no surprise that the opposite happens -- that hate-filled speech is followed by hateful action. If words are used to demonize people, if laws are proposed to separate...
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February 16, 2016
Me and my mind this week:   Sometimes my thoughts are relentlessly demanding and negative.  Often I'll react to them by ignoring them or trying to push them out of my mind by concentrating on something else like my work or a book or a...
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February 11, 2016
Hello, friends from IDP! Here I am! See me waving from Southern California? I'm sweating a bit. We are having a "mid-winter heat wave" here in Los Angeles. Ninety degrees in February! It's hard to pick the right socks to wear when the mornings are...
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February 1, 2016
I choose to believe that all beings are part of a single organism. We are all part of a humming, sometimes thriving, sometimes aching ecosystem. Hurting those whom I consider “others” slows down the entire operation and wounds him whom I consider “...
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August 12, 2013
A new study finds that people who feel powerful are less empathetic -- that feeling powerful reduces activity in the regions of the brain that respond to others' activity (the mirror) system.
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October 31, 2012
  "'Trust yourself' doesn't mean 'believe your thoughts'.  It means to allow yourself to not know and don't fill it up with an opinion." Sokuzan Bob Brown
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by Lani
August 4, 2011
it is ceaselessly curious to myself that i am entangled within the academic world of political science and yet have done everything in my power to change its traditional contours of legitimate inquiry. notably i've been invested in religion,...
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June 26, 2011
What is the funtion of the bow in meditation practice?  What does it say about our view of self and other?  Is it submission or surrender?  Is there a difference?   Last month, the IDPoC group met up on a Friday evening...
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May 10, 2011
What is wisdom?  What is power?  Prajna, true seeing or discernment, is available to us in each moment.  Sometimes working with strong emotions can be a powerful tool for connecting with one's innate wisdom.
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