Buddhism

Anti-Colonial Legacy of Burmese Buddhist Monks: from Revolutionaries to Reactionary Ultranationalists

Myanmar, a country well known for its famous ancient Buddhist temples and pagodas, popular for its vipassana meditation practices, has a rich culture distinctly influenced by Buddhism. That said, it’s...

Burmese Atheists struggle against Buddhist fundamentalism

It has been over a year that Myanmar is under the totalitarian regime of the Burmese military. This is something most international media wrote. The reality is that for over 7 decades we had been unde...

Burmese Monk Against Human Rights

In a shocking video sent to AAI by affiliate Burmese Atheists, a senior monk derides the protestors and their demands for human rights, particularly over gay marriage which he prays never happens in M...

Ultra-Conservative Buddhists Support Myanmar Coup

All religions contain a spectrum of zealotry among their members, from the very liberal to the fiercely orthodox. The Buddhist monks in Myanmar are no different in this regard. Among the protestors, B...

Jason Sylvester – Eastern Philosophical Concepts in Spinoza’s Pantheism & Ethics

Nadler cited the influence of Greek Stoicism on Spinoza’s thoughts, based on his education and books found in his personal library. However, to the reader unfamiliar with the Greeks but with a basic u...