Suffering and the ‘Self’

As the title of the video suggests, I’m discussing Buddhist ideas of Suffering and the ‘Self’, or more specifically the illusion of the ‘Self’. What the Buddha Taught by Walpola Rahula – https://smile.amazon.com/What-Buddha-… Waking up by Sam Harris – https://smile.amazon.com/Waking-Up-Sp… The Self Illusion by Bruce Hood – https://smile.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_… Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright […]

Christian Consumerism

Annie Leonard makes clear in The Story of Stuff that “Our primary identity has become that of being consumers – not mothers, teachers, or farmers, but of consumers. We shop and shop and shop” (Leonard, Priggen, & Fox, 2007). Certainly today’s mass media, mass marketing, and mass producing endeavors of the supermarket and megastore have […]