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Ask Beatty – 07.03.17

Could your anxiety or depression masquerade as an as-yet undiagnosed physical disorder?  And could your physical aches and pains be caused by anxiety or depression? Be consumer savvy and make sure that your practitioner has a mind/body perpective of who you are BEFORE making any final diagnosis.   Listen to ‘graduate’ messages from the Dalai Lama, Billie Jean King, Oprah …

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JON AUSTIN – Are we about to be told Chemtrails are REAL? Harvard says emissions could SAVE the Earth

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have identified an aerosol that could be used for “solar geoengineering” to cool the planet, while repairing ozone damage at the same time. In a new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists said injecting light-reflecting sulphate aerosols into the …

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When Your Child Snarls at You, Could You Just Offer Love?

When your child snarls at you, what would happen if you summoned up all your emotional generosity, and simply offered love? I know, you want to raise a child who acts right. You certainly don’t want to reward bad behavior. But think about those times when you’re at the end of your rope, and before you know it, you’ve raised …

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Michael Welton – Can Buddhism Save the World?

The topic of socially engaged Buddhism is complex and very important to the future of the dharma in our troubled, fast-moving and intensely competitive global world. Buddhist scholar Stephen Batchelor says that phrase “socially engaged Buddhism” was coined in the 1930s when some monks opposed France’s occupation in Viet Nam. In his lucid historical study, The Awakening of the West: …

New SWAT Documents Detail the Brutal Reality of U.S. Police Militarization – Carey Wedler

Massachusetts SWAT teams made headlines last year when they refused to grant a public information request to the ACLU, claiming they were “private companies” and, therefore, exempt from such inquiry. The ACLU subsequently sued, and last month, it received access to the documents it requested. The documents confirm that broad overreach, unnecessary and overblown tactics, and an eagerness to attack are increasingly present …

Now Is the Time to Eliminate Fossil Fuel Energy Dr. David Suzuki

If nothing else, the G7 countries’ recent agreement to end fossil fuel use for energy by 2100 signals a shift in the way we talk and think about global warming. Previous agreements were about reducing carbon emissions from burning coal, oil and gas. This takes matters a step further by envisioning a fossil fuel–free future. There are reasons for cynicism: the long time frame means …

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For Buddhist Leader, Religion And the Environment Are One – roger cohn

Ogyen Trinley Dorje, spiritual head of a 900-year-old lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, says his deep concern for environmental issues comes naturally. As a boy on the Tibetan plateau, he lived close to the land, so, as he notes, “My views on the need for environmental stewardship did not come from artificial or theoretical knowledge but from early experience.” Now living …

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China’s Tensions With Dalai Lama Spill Into the Afterlife: Order Dalai Lama to Reincarnate

Chinese Communist Party leaders are deathly afraid that the Dalai Lama will not have an afterlife. Worried enough that this week, officials repeatedly warned that he must reincarnate, and on their terms. Tensions over what will happen when the aging 14th Dalai Lama dies, and particularly over who decides who will succeed him as the most prominent leader in Tibetan Buddhism, have …