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Only a Theory – Say What?

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Say What?  is an ongoing series of laconic exchanges on Buddhism in the format of a comic strip.  Dialectic Two Step, Modern Koans, Verse Us, Say What?, and Minute Meditations all copyright Andrew Furst Subscribe to My NewsletterJoin me for a little peace through reflection, art, video, sound, and poetry Leave this field empty if you’re human:

Can White People Be Victims of Racism? – Dialectic Two-Step

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I recently had a wonderfully civilized chat on social media about the question “Can white people be victims of racism?”  That fact that it was civilized is worthy of celebration. There were no temper tantrums and generally there was a free exchange of ideas and thoughts. Not everyone agreed, but no one got unhinged. The question came up because a friend was having a conversation with her daughter about it.  Her daughter took the position that white people could not be the victims of racism, because they are in a…read more

Does God Discriminate? – Modern Koans

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Question: Why do people discriminate, when God does not? Response: Does God discriminate? I can’t say one way or the other. In my conception of God, there would be no differentiation capable. But that’s what I think, not what God does. Scripture certainly divides people. In the Bible, the people of Israel are the chosen people, the rest are Gentiles. Buddhist divide people up into the unenlightened and enlightened. Muslims divide between the faithful and the apostates. There are as many divisions as there are religions. In my opinion discrimination is…read more

Buffalo Creek Falls – A Two Minute Meditation

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My visit to Wellington Lake and Buffalo Creek Falls felt like the most authentic Colorado Rockies experience of my entire trip in July 2016. 13 miles of dirt roads after 40 or so long and winding ones through Pike National Forest surrounded by the breathtaking majesty of the these mountains brought me to this little camping area under the shadow of Castle Mountain.  The hike was an easy, pleasurable one, but always cautious of the bear that many signposts made clear were nearby. It was highlighted by several species of butterfly I’d never seen in the…read more

Will Poverty Ever End? – Say What?

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Say What?  is an ongoing series of laconic exchanges on Buddhism in the format of a comic strip.  Dialectic Two Step, Modern Koans, Verse Us, Say What?, and Minute Meditations all copyright Andrew Furst Subscribe to My NewsletterJoin me for a little peace through reflection, art, video, sound, and poetry Leave this field empty if you’re human:

The Best Articles of May 2018 from Andrew Furst

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Here’s a selected list of what people were reading here on andrewfurst.net in May 2018: Comics Gallery Natural Bridge in North Adams MA Piano Reflection – Tiny Drops (Photography) Sea by Tom Pickard – Compass Songs Secular Buddhism – What’s Your Take? – Modern Koans Does God Think? – Dialectic Two Step Nesting in the Rain – A Two Minute Meditation At What Point are We No Longer Human? – Modern Koans Mohegan Moonset – Tiny Drops (Photography) ESPecially Nuts? – Say What?

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