Featured Articles: Arts and Media

July 22, 2012
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter)I am thinking of Aurora, Colorado today. I am guessing, as Roger Ebert suggested in his Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, that some people will call for a reduction in movie violence. Ebert seems to think this...
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by Joren
July 20, 2012
 
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July 16, 2012
A recent article in the New York Review of Books suggests that many of the greatest works of literature, (particularly modern literature), wouldn't have been written if their authors were Buddhist.   The writer, Tim Parks, believes that...
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by Joren
July 12, 2012
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July 7, 2012
Our perception of bias changes depending on the self-identity we currently have in mind.
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by Joren
June 28, 2012
 
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June 21, 2012
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June 20, 2012
by Patrick Groneman Saw this yesterday while walking back from an eye-exam.   It's a great example of how a word, when stripped of its cultural context can take on new meaning, and then be used over and over again, until that new meaning...
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June 10, 2012
This week I had the opportunity to listen to Venerable Robina Courtin speak on the IDP podcast, which you can listen to
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June 6, 2012
 "Blind Contour Buddha" by the late Cindy Woods.
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by Joren
May 30, 2012
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May 30, 2012
"...anything that shapes us as people, will ultimately inform the nature of our work" -- John Messinger
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May 27, 2012
The end of May brings the end of Arts month at IDP, as well as Memorial Day in the US.  Over the course of the month, I’ve been contemplating and studying the book True Perception by Chögyam Trungpa
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by Joren
May 24, 2012
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May 23, 2012
"The Maze ... broke down the traditional relationship between performer and audience, and placed both in a bizarre and engaging space that opened up new possibilities for interaction."
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May 19, 2012
The definition of art, from this point of view, is to be able to see the uniqueness of everyday experience. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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May 16, 2012
Relationships change, power dynamics shift, internally and externally.  The flow and force of habit and negligence pummel up against the revealing light of awareness, and something shifts...
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by Joren
May 10, 2012
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May 9, 2012
How does one actually practice dhamma when faced with hunger pangs?  With jealousy, delirium and hunger pangs?  With uncertainty as to the state of the world around you -- and jealousy, delirium and hunger pangs?
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May 5, 2012
For the rest of my lifetimes and Even beyond I vow to do my best to do no harm And in times of doubt i can think on the dharma And the enlightened ones who've graduated Samsara.
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by Joren
May 3, 2012
 
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May 2, 2012
"Having discovered tools with an immediate impact, for what are we going to use them?" - Dick Higgins
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