Tag Archives: Buddhism

Is Zen Enlightenment Real?

by | October 17, 2021

By James Haught I’m intrigued by Zen meditation as a supposed path to enlightenment. I’ve tried repeatedly — lying silent in bed, blanking out my mind, hearing nothing but the rhythm of my breath, seeing nothing but dark blurs behind my eyelids. But all it does is put me to sleep. In the end, I never get… Read more »

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Street Epistemology: Buddhist Truth

by | May 17, 2018

Finally sharing with you a months-long street epistemology session with a Buddhist who contacted us through Facebook. We discuss confidence, evidence, and how to determine what is objectively true. Glenn is 100% confident in an ‘energy force’…

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This Week in Religion 2018-04-22

by | April 22, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  “Quiz any atheist on campus about the origin of the phrase, “separation of Church and State.” Do it! Will they tell you that it does not in fact appear anywhere in the Constitution? Perhaps. There are some intelligent students in the Secular Student Alliance. Here is one question that they won’t be able… Read more »

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