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Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Postby 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. :)
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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby 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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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby 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.
Every time you recite Amita Buddha’s name, a ray of light shines through empty space. If you recite very sincerely, then this light fills up the universe, so that the energy of all worlds will be auspicious and harmonious.

Master Hsuan Hua

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Re: Buddhism For The Modern Skeptic

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby 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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