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Buddhist Voices in School: How a Community Created a by Sue Erica Smith

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P. 213) The distinction between confidence and faith is ordinarily exercised in many ways: an undergraduate’s faith that the university will provide the knowledge and skills needed to become an engineer, the plane will make it to Brisbane, and so on. Although the concept of karma is yet to be readily understood in the present education and social discourse, there is potential for intersection given the commonality of observance of cause and effect and interdependent relationships. If these explorations were to be pursued there is the possibility for another route for ethical reasoning that is neither faith dependent, nor cognitive biased.

As a technique that was introduced in psychology, MBSR has been applied and researched in many clinical settings. In a comprehensive review of research using MBSR (Ivanovski & Malhi, 2007) the authors concluded that preliminary findings from mindfulness-based 29 CHAPTER 2 treatment outcome studies indicated effectiveness in the treatment of depression, anxiety, psychosis, and borderline personality disorder and suicidal/self-harm behaviour. , 2007) also found MBSR to be an effective intervention.

We do not oppose the “Buddha Bar” business name on religious grounds because we believe that religion per se should not confer any special rights nor impose its views on others. We 36 DHARMA reject this name on ethical grounds; on the grounds of common decency and respect for one another. The name “Buddha Bar” is, from our view, just as inappropriate as “Jesus Bar” or “Mohammed Bar. (The West, June 29, 2011) The West reported on July 2, 2011 that the would-be proprietor: Did not want to offend, but the ‘happy Buddha’ in his logo was a character, not a religious figure.

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