Collapse & Awaken: submission for the Dark Mountain (Pt.2)

This continues a three part post of a submission for the Dark Mountain. Part one can be found by clicking here. You can find out more about the Dark Mountain project by clicking here. On with it we go. Radical Human Freeing into the World The views that follow will run contrary to both traditional … Continue reading Collapse & Awaken: submission for the Dark Mountain (Pt.2)

Insights through Disruption: Buddhemes and Charism

Insight through questioning: assumptions & buddhemes To question is to disrupt. To challenge what is deemed as normal is to initiate dissention. Questioning pre-established positions, assumed knowledge and social constructs with questions that are both personally relevant and timely is one of the central elements of a fresh and independent engagement. Owen Flannigan in his … Continue reading Insights through Disruption: Buddhemes and Charism

Post-Traditional Buddhism: the quiet revolution?

(This is part one of an article on Post-Traditional Buddhism written for the Elephant Journal. Part.2 can be found here: Big Up Post-Traditional Buddhism) Intro to the act Imagine a giant golden Buddha statue sat in front of you right now. The Buddha’s golden gaze stares out onto an invisible horizon, expressing an out of … Continue reading Post-Traditional Buddhism: the quiet revolution?