Oct 4, 2019 • 1HR 20M

Buddhist Ethics (Robert Wright & Bhikkhu Bodhi)

 
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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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What is the foundation of Buddhist ethics? ... Experiencing not-self ... Buddhism is a synthesis of consequentialism and virtue ethics ... The origins of Buddhism's concern for animal welfare ... Does the Buddha want you to be vegetarian? ... Why isn’t there more anti-militarist activism among Buddhists? ... Trying to comply with the Buddhist ideal of "right speech" ... Mental defilements and their eradication ... Does Buddhism’s emphasis on equanimity discourage activism? ...