Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

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Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by retrofuturist » Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:41 am

Greetings everyone,

I just thought I'd let you know that a small text I authored called Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic is now being hosted at

Just Be Good
http://www.justbegood.net/Downloads.htm

(Just scroll down to the E-Books section to find it)

When developing this text, I was mindful to keep it generic enough so it's applicable (as far as I can make it) to all forms of Buddhism.

Metta,
Retro. :)
Live in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by Ngawang Drolma » Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:11 am

Hi Retro,

I skimmed this, and I bookmarked it so I can read in detail later. It looks marvelous, thanks so much!

Kindly,
Laura :)

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by David N. Snyder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:28 am

Congratulations!

I took the liberty of announcing it at Dhamma Wheel too.

I just finished reading it the other day and it is great!

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by retrofuturist » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:45 am

Greetings,

Thanks Laura, thanks David.

David ~ If it would slot in anywhere amongst your myriad websites, feel free to plug it in there too. There's certainly nothing exclusive about the distribution channels.

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Live in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by David N. Snyder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:50 am

retrofuturist wrote:David ~ If it would slot in anywhere amongst your myriad websites, feel free to plug it in there too. There's certainly nothing exclusive about the distribution channels.

Excellent!

I was feeling bad that justbegood.net beat me to it, but now feel better that I can distribute it too! :twothumbsup:

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by David N. Snyder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:58 am

Already at one of my websites too:

http://dhammawiki.com/index.php?title=B ... rn_Skeptic

I'll also put another link at one of my other websites later.

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:44 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings everyone,

I just thought I'd let you know that a small text I authored called Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic is now being hosted at

Just Be Good
http://www.justbegood.net/Downloads.htm

(Just scroll down to the E-Books section to find it)

When developing this text, I was mindful to keep it generic enough so it's applicable (as far as I can make it) to all forms of Buddhism.

Metta,
Retro. :)


Looks good after a very cursory read. But I find useful, even in a short work, an outline of contents at the beginning. Gives one a thumbnail of the key ideas.
A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by retrofuturist » Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:35 am

Greetings Will,

Interesting suggestion... I'll keep it in mind for the next version.

Thanks.

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by David N. Snyder » Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:36 pm

A link can also be found here at one of my other websites too:

http://www.thedhamma.com/links.htm

scroll down to bottom.

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Post by thornbush » Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:46 pm

Well at least now we have an alternative to authors like Stephen Batchelor :rolling:

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