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If you would like to support the work I do, Please consider making a donation. https://www.paypal.me/satisila As a Dharma teacher, my primary focus of interest has been in early Buddhism. This being the oldest record of what the historic Buddha may have taught. These teachings have been well preserved in a body of text known as the Pali canon, which is the core focus of the Theravada tradition. Within this massive volume of work lies the message that has been left behind for all of us to exp ...
 
Refuge Recovery is a Buddhist-oriented path to freedom from addiction. This is an approach to recovery that understands: “All individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction.” We feel confident in the power of the Dharma, if applied, to relieve suffering of all kinds, including the suffering of addiction. This is a process that cultivates a path of awakening, the path of recovering from the addictions and delusions that have created ...
 
A young idealistic civil servant, Arvid Falk, leaves the drudgery of bureaucracy to become a journalist and author. As he explores various social activities — politics, publishing, theatre, philanthropy, and business — he finds more hypocrisy and corruption than he thought possible. He takes refuge with a group of "bohemians", who meet in a red dining room in Berns Salonger to discuss these matters. (Introduction adopted from Wikipedia)
 
This show is a place of refuge, a place for people who seek a better life to come be fed, edified, nourished, and encouraged. On this journey to our higher selves, I am a doorkeeper, watchman, spiritual guide, and coach working diligently to help you find clarity in your thoughts, words, and actions. I help you see clearly the path set up to help you soar, and the one that can cause you to sink. I am your humble servant checking the balance, making sure you deposit all that you can into the ...
 
When reading about sound is not enough, Sounding Out! presents an aural chronicle of sound and culture. From the crackle, pop and hiss of a record to Arizona noise ordinances, Sounding Out! remixes the everyday with theory, insight and practice. More details at www.soundstudiesblog.com
 
Psychiatry Conversations is a podcasts series aimed primarily at psychiatry trainees and consultant psychiatrists, but also at any others interested in psychiatry and mental health matters. It consists of interviews and conversations with various mental health specialists on a range of topics related to mental illness and health, as well as other historical, cultural, social, political, ethical and philosophical matters. This series is brought to you by Psych Scene Hub: www.psychscenehub.com ...
 
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Peter's Icecream Dispute II The workers at the Peter's Melbourne Plant took stop work action on Friday 21 Jan over cuts to casuals' hourly rates. We talk to UWU spokesperson Dave Harris.Melb City Use of By-laws to stop Protest? II The recent rally outside Treasury Place in support of Refugees detained at Park Hotel was threatened with the use of by…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Desmond King, Mark Landler, Professor Paula D. McClain, Professor Theda Skocpol | What will the next administration's international and domestic priorities be? A roundtable discussion with leading experts on American politics.Meet our speakers and chairDesmond King is Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government and Pr…
 
Contributor(s): Anneliese Dodds | As we head towards a year since the COVID-19 pandemic shocked not only global healthcare systems, but economies, many businesses are left wondering what the future holds and workers asking what will happen to their jobs. How will the country recover from one of the toughest years?Join Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Do…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Paul Dolan | Join us for this fireside chat where Paul Dolan will be reflecting on ten years of behavioural science at LSE, discussing biases, narratives, happiness, resilience and more. We will be summarising the learnings from behavioural science in the last 10 years, drawing from research from LSE and beyond. We will al…
 
Contributor(s): Inger Andersen | The planet is in the throes of the three connected crises of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste. We urgently need to start delivering solutions or face major disruption.Inger Andersen, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, di…
 
Contributor(s): HRH The Countess of Wessex, Visaka Dharmadasa, Abir Haj Ibrahim | In 2021, the UN Security Council’s Women, Peace and Security Agenda turns 21. The 20th anniversary year brought renewed commitments by member states, but the engine, ingenuity and commitment to this agenda has always come from the frontline peacebuilders, practitioner…
 
Contributor(s): Kate Bell, Deborah Hargreaves | The vital labour of 'key workers' has been widely lauded during the pandemic. But can the trend of recent decades toward inequalities in earning and status be reversed?Meet our speakers and chairKate Bell (@kategobell) is the Head of the Rights, International, Social and Economics department at the TU…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Cass R. Sunstein | Friedrich Hayek argued for freedom of choice based on outsiders knowing much less than choosers so that interferences with personal freedom will make choosers worse off. This lecture will explore the challenge to that argument that comes from behavioural economics and discusses an ongoing program of rese…
 
Due to the recent events in our culture I wanted to offer some practice and reflection on how to navigate the tricky territory of anger, hatred and other strong forces in the mind. Consider Joining me in one of the various online offerings. Mentoring Program: https://www.davesmithdharma.com/meditation/mentoring/ Buddhist Recovery Program (DISCOUNT …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Laura Bear, Nikita Simpson, Professor Joan Roses, Dr Adam Oliver, Dr Clare Wenham, Professor Patrick Wallis | In this month’s episode of the LSE IQ podcast we ask, ‘What’s the point of social science in a pandemic?’.On the 23rd March 2020 Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the country’s first national lockdown. In the …
 
DISCOUNT REGISTRATION https://courses.seculardharmafoundation.com/courses/29/about In recent years sincere efforts have been made to integrate Buddhist practices into Recovery culture and communities. Because there is no universal definition for, or understanding of what Buddhist Recovery is and how it works, many people find themselves confused an…
 
LINK:https://davesmithcountryrebel.hearnow.com/ 20 Years of Music by Dave Smith. Check it out y'all. Special thanks to: Mark Allan Miller, Jesse Mayer, Ben Murphy, Power Jeff, Texas Bob, Kevin Lennon, Ethan Dusssault, Tony Savarino, Johnny Shia Shia, Zack Shedd and JJ Oconnell. All songs written and sung by Dave Smith…
 
My good friend Hanuman likes to remind me that life is way to important to take seriously. Being involved with Recovery, Dharma, and various therapeutic practices sometimes makes me feel like I can get into a hyper self-improvement mode. Which isn't always so great. In fact, sometimes I can find myself being stark raving serious in times when it's …
 
Contributor(s): Professor Tony Travers, Jill Rutter, Vicky Pryce, Professor Katy Hayward | In the aftermath of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the negotiations for the UK’s future relationship with the EU look even more challenging. Now that the UK is finishing its transition to Brexit, do we now know what it means? We explore the realities of Brexit…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Andy Summers, Emma Chamberlain, Dr Arun Advani | The unprecedented public spending required to tackle COVID-19 has been followed by debates about how to rebuild public finances and tackle inequalities exposed by the crisis. This event launches the final report of a major new project investigating the desirability and feasibility …
 
Contributor(s): Lord O'Donnell | Join Gus O'Donnell and Paul Dolan in conversation, as they discuss the role of happiness in public policy.Gus O'Donnell (@Gus_ODonnell) was Cabinet Secretary and Head of the British Civil Service from 2005-2011 and is currently Chairman of Frontier Economics.Paul Dolan (@profpauldolan) is Professor of Behavioural Sc…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Atul Kohli, Dr Natalya Naqvi | How did Western imperialism shape the developing world? And what effect has Anglo-American expansionism had on economic development in poor parts of the world? This discussion will cover how Atul Kohli tackles this question in his new book, Imperialism and the Developing World, by analyzing B…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sara Hobolt | Dani Rodrik will explore the globalisation backlash and the ways (hyper-) globalisation has produced a political counter-reaction. He will present an alternative model of globalisation that is more compatible with economic prosperity and social inclusion.Dani Rodrik (@rodrikdani) is the Ford Foundation Profes…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Seyla Benhabib | The Annual Human Rights Day Lecture hosted by LSE Human Rights will be delivered this year by Professor Seyla Benhabib of Yale University.The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol are the main legal documents governing the movement of refugees and asylum seekers across international borders. As the…
 
Contributor(s): Jolanta Lasota, Professor Nicola Martin, Dr Amelia Roberts | On the International Day for People with Disabilities, this event looks at what is needed for children and adults with disabilities to have access to equal education, especially with the challenges of providing learning during and in the aftermath of COVID-19.This event ma…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Sir Tim Besley, Professor Maria Petmesidou, Professor Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos | Crises and wars have historically been drivers of political and economic change. Such moments create opportunities to reflect on the nature of the economic and political institutions in place and their capacities. This event will look at some e…
 
Contributor(s): Sir Paul Marshall | Join us for this conversation between Minouche Shafik and Paul Marshall on his latest book, 10½ Lessons from Experience: Perspectives on Fund Management.In his book Paul Marshall, founder of LSE’s Marshall Institute distils the experience of 35 years of investing, including over 20 years at Marshall Wace, the glo…
 
Contributor(s): Professor David Hunter, Professor Carl Heneghan, Professor Sunetra Gupta, Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Dame Sally Davies | The policy responses to COVID-19 have involved severe restrictions on the contact we have with other people. By and large, the restrictions have been imposed on everyone irrespective of their risks from the v…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Kitty Stewart | A campaign by the Manchester United footballer, Marcus Rashford, has prompted the UK government to provide extra support for children from low-income families during the pandemic. Even before coronavirus, child poverty had been rising for several years. This latest bite-sized episode of LSE iQ explores the questio…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Lisa Walters, Professor Lewis Powell, Dr James Burton | Zombies, time travel, brain transplants… science fiction and philosophy have a lot in common. Indeed, they have a shared history, with some of the most important figures of the Enlightenment writing science fiction alongside their better-known philosophical work. And Naomi A…
 
The triad of gratification, danger, and escape is one of the Buddha’s most concise and simple teachings for investigating everyday lived experience. This formula can be applied to every single aspect of our experience. Many Buddhist scholars point out that this teaching contains the earliest roots of what we have come to know as the four noble trut…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Rohini Pande | Join us for the annual Coase-Phillips Lecture which this year will be delivered by Rohini Pande.Even before COVID-19 changed the trajectory of global poverty reduction, the returns to economic growth were increasingly unequally divided in developing economies. Based on lessons from India’s myriad social prot…
 
Contributor(s): Alice Carse, Professor Nicola Lacey, Dr Astrid Sanders, Dr Sarah Trotter | A panel discussion of legal issues that arise from many people increasingly working from home, a pattern that seems likely to persist even after the Covid 19 pandemic has finished. Issues that will be considered include health and safety, working time, discri…
 
Contributor(s): Baroness Tyler, Lord O'Donnell, Professor Lord Layard, Alan Jope | This 30th Anniversary CEP event will ask can wellbeing become the focus for social science? How would this change economics and policy analysis? How would it change policy priorities for a post-Covid-19 world?Alan Jope (@alanjope) was appointed CEO of Unilever in 201…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Miro Griffiths, Dr Gareth Millward, Gill Morris | An event to mark the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act with a personal view of Alf Morris, the MP who put the private members’ bill before Parliament.This event considers Alf Morris’ involvement in this Act and his work on behalf of p…
 
Contributor(s): Ann Cairns, Ruth Cairnie, Wanda Hope, Lance Uggla, Nate Yohannes | The impacts of COVID-19 within firms include cost-cutting, a move towards virtual working for many workers and the pivoting of business objectives. These impacts of COVID-19 have the potential to erode the gains to inclusive culture that have been made within many fi…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Stephanie J. Rickard, Professor Barry Eichengreen | Explanations for variants of populism are typically framed as a contest between culture and economics. Building on his recent book, The Populist Temptation, Professor Barry Eichengreen (University of California-Berkeley) will consider the arguments for both. Utilising dat…
 
Contributor(s): Ginette Azcona, Dr Roopa Dhatt, Dr Roopa Dhatt, Megan O’Donnell | This event brings together global experts on gender issues to discuss the urgent need to support women. How can women’s vulnerability be considered in pandemic preparedness and response? And what is the role of the policymaker in reestablishing the path to a more equa…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Michael Tomasello | Humans are biologically adapted for cultural life in ways that other primates are not. Humans have unique motivations and cognitive skills for sharing emotions, experience and actions, whereas our nearest primate relatives do not.Michael Tomasello, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke Univer…
 
Contributor(s): Grace Blakeley, Dr Aviah Sarah Day, Chrisann Jarrett, Shanice McBean, Sakina Sheikh | A burgeoning body of scholarship shows that activists can harness opportunities created by war, upheaval, and economic collapse to leverage transformative social change. Precisely because they are so destructive, moments of crisis can upend existin…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Vivien Schmidt | In this lecture, Vivien Schmidt will define democracy and legitimacy, discuss it's split-level nature in the EU and detail the processes of Eurozone governance that led to deteriorating economic performance and the rise of populism.Europe’s crisis of legitimacy stems from the European Union’s ‘governing by…
 
Contributor(s): Dr Panayiota Vassilopoulou, Ellie Robson, Dr Gregory McElwain | We celebrate the thought of Mary Midgley, whose writing ranges across animal ethics, religion, science, and the natural world, connecting philosophical thought to lived experience.A fierce opponent of the over-reach of science and a lifelong advocate of the humanities, …
 
Contributor(s): Jennifer Petriglieri | There are challenges and joys of a dual-career life and Jennifer Petriglieri explores through rigourous research how couples can make their lives work for them.Jennifer Petriglieri is an associate professor at INSEAD, and the author of Couples That Work, a book on how dual-career couples can thrive in love and…
 
Contributor(s): Stephen A Schwarzman, Professor Andrés Velasco | Minouche Shafik talks with financier and philanthropist, Stephen A. Schwarzman, author of the new book What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence, which draws on his experiences in business, philanthropy, and public service.Stephen A. Schwarzman is Chairman, CEO and Co-Founde…
 
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