CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
A spontaneous conversation on compassion and happiness, and a spiritual commentary on some of the critical issues facing us today.
Prof Robert Thurman holds the first endowed chair in Buddhist Studies in the West, the Jey Tsong Khapa Chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Columbia University. He is President of Tibet House US, dedicated to preserving Tibetan civilization, and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. He is a passionate advocate not only for the rights of Tibetans, but for human rights around the world. “Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as a Solution for China, Tibet and the World”
Commentaries: We should not be a nation of secrets; US scientists significantly more likely to publish fake research [16Nov10-esciencenews.com]; Jail the Bankers Or This Economy Will Never Fully Recover [17Nov10-alternet.org]; who IS responsible?
Health Updates: garlic vs hypertension; B vitamins vs depression; vegan diet; S.510
Anti-microbial chemicals not healthy for people or planet-and plain soap & water is more effective.