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Beyond Religion Ethics for a Whole World Free read ☆ 6 An unprecedented event a beloved world religious leader proposes a way to lead an ethical happy and spiritual life beyond religion and offers a program of mental training for cultivating key human valuesTen years ago in his best selling Ethics for a New Millennium His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious princi. This book on a secular approach to ethics by the Dalai Lama caught my eye when I was browsing the new books section of my library Acknowledging the shortcomings of religious approaches and the problems caused by the inherent conflicts of religion the Dalai Lama turns to humanist principles and calls for a secular approach to ethics In the later chapters he addresses the overlap between secular humanism and Buddhist principles a topic that has long been of interest to meThis is a very good book and I completely endorse the subject manner and approach So why only 3 stars The topics were only superficially addressed Only passing reference was made to recent developments in fields such as neuroscience and evolutionary biology that support the positions staked out I would highly recommend this to someone who has not had much exposure to these topics but for those who are familiar with it this presents nothing than a pleasant and generally well written walk through familiar grounds I Medici. Una famiglia al potere (eNewton Saggistica) unprecedented event a beloved world religious leader proposes a way to lead an ethical happy and spiritual life beyond religion and offers a program of mental training for cultivating key human valuesTen years ago in his best selling Ethics for a New Millennium His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on Delinuents and Debutantes Twentieth Century American Girls' Cultures universal rather than religious princi. This book on a secular approach to ethics by the Dalai Lama caught my eye when I was browsing the new books section of my library Acknowledging the shortcomings of religious approaches and the problems caused by the inherent conflicts of religion the Dalai Lama turns to humanist principles and calls for a secular approach to ethics In the later chapters he addresses the overlap between secular humanism and Buddhist principles a topic that has long been of interest to meThis is a very good book and I completely endorse the subject manner and approach So why only 3 stars The topics were only superficially addressed Only passing reference was made to recent developments in fields such as neuroscience and evolutionary biology that support the positions staked out I would highly recommend this to someone who has not had much exposure to these topics but for those who are familiar with it this presents nothing than a pleasant and generally well written walk through familiar grounds

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Beyond Religion Ethics for a Whole World Free read ☆ 6 Ples Now in Beyond Religion the Dalai Lama at his most compassionate and outspoken elaborates and deepens his vision for the nonreligious way Transcending the mere “religion wars” he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world one that gives full respect to religion With the highest level of spiritual and intellectual authority the Dalai Lama makes a stirring appea. This book is part of a larger movement by progressive religious leaders one that makes the argument for ethics outside of the constructs of religious teachings I really appreciated the time the Dalai Lama spent defining secular a term which all too often has a negative connotation His reasoning and practical approach to implementation was intriguing While Humanist principles assert ethics and morality without religion I m left to wonder how accepting the larger religious community would be to the concept Ultimately does the why really matter if we re working to the same end

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Beyond Religion Ethics for a Whole World Free read ☆ 6 L for what he calls a “third way” a path to an ethical and happy life and to a global human community based on understanding and mutual respect  Beyond Religion is an essential statement from the Dalai Lama a blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better wor. I agree with the Dalai Lama that only if the world s people succeed in finding common ground Beyond Religion is there a chance of working together for any kind of a sane future I wondered what he was going to suggest and found myself reading with interest He describes compassion the foundation of secular ethics in detail what it is and isn t eg it isn t meekness He shows why the practice of compassion and restraint is necessary for a sustainable environment stable governments as well as personal well being and why such efforts must be undertaken outside of religion to succeed globally Training our minds not to wallow in destructive emotions like anger and greed is not that mysterious it can be done by anyone willing to persevere He gives convincing motivations and detailed practices to use in taking up this work He comments on research showing that accumulating wealth beyond basic comfort does not bring happiness and points out that war is now outdated and illogical Schools must be urged to give students training in how to develop patience and compassion this is not being provided to most children by religion as it was in the past Compassion training in fact is far important than many of the subjects currently taughtWithout explicitly saying so he conveys a view I ve long held peace and environmental responsibility will have to come from the people because our leaders will not lead I especially appreciated his upbeat attitude humans have practiced cooperation for centuries we know how to do this we CAN do this Let us all old and young he writes in closingstrive together with vision with courage and with optimism The Dalai Lama conveys a strong sense of possibility to turn things around I hope this latest book of his will attract a wide readership

  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • Beyond Religion Ethics for a Whole World
  • Dalai Lama XIV
  • English
  • 05 January 2018
  • 9780547636351