By Glenn Wallis, Tom Pepper, and Matthias Steingass
FROM THE INTRODUCTION:
What use is Buddhism today? It is perpetually hoisted up as the elixir par excellence against the acidic tensions intrinsic to living in an ever-accelerating technological society. Its remedy? Gelassenheit in the midst of the infernal samsaric whirlwind. Is that it? Is Buddhism a modern-day Epicurean path to eudaemonia, a garden that "slakes the thirst with a natural cure?"
This book is a radical laying bare of the brutal refusal of x-buddhism to honor its most basic pledge: abetment of liberation.
REVIEWS. The good, the bad, and the ugly.
Read a review by John L. Murphy at the Journal of Buddhist Ethics.
At US Amazon.
"Ritual and Resistance," with Cleo Kearns. May 11, 10am-2pm.
"Buddhism in Ruins," with Glenn Wallis. June 8, 10am-3pm.
"The Principle of Hope: A Slow Reading of Ernst Bloch's Book. TBA.
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