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Is This Skillful? One of the Most Important Question in Buddhist Practice

This talk by Thanissaro Bhikkhu is offered as a helpful follow-up to my recent posts on how the Buddha answered (or didn’t answer!) “hard questions,” such as why is there evil and where did it come from? See: Buddhism’s Practical Answer to the Problem of Evil-Part 1 The Buddha’s Silence-and the Problem of Evil Buddhism’s […]

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Buddhism’s Practical Answer to the Problem of Evil-Part 2

In my previous post, Buddhism’s Practical Answer to the Problem of Evil – Part 1, I focused on how the Buddha’s focus on answering this problem was not philosophical or metaphysical, but practical and existential. Indeed, philosophical and metaphysical beliefs can utterly sidetrack us from seeing the truth of things for ourselves. I also posted […]

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