Lion’s Roar has posted a powerful statement by thirteen leading Buddhist teachers, and 100 additional signatories, calling on Buddhists and all people of faith to take a stand against Trump Administration policies that will create suffering for the most vulnerable in American society. Read the statement here: https://www.lionsroar.com/stand-against-suffering/
Fearlessness and intrepidity (the strength to carry on in spite of danger) feature quite prominently in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist psychology. In fact, fearlessness is an oft-mentioned result of mental clarity, emotional equanimity and wakeful, embodied awareness. This talk fleshes out a few prominent teachings on intrepidity and how to apply them in daily life. Free download links to hear this talk are below.
The entire proceedings of the Climate and Health meeting is available to watch. https://www.climaterealityproject.org/health#watch
And this is how American women leaders show up with power and truth a nation run by corrupt male leaders. Thank you Florida Representative Stephanie Murphy, ex-Department of Defense employee and current member of the House Armed Services Committee. So proud!