Day: July 13, 2013

‘Burmese bin Laden’.

Source: Hindustan Times: Bhikkhu Wirathu, 46, is one of the most talked about figures in Myanmar. The Buddhist monk is the leader of the 969 movement, which is opposed to what they say, is the spread of Islam in the predominantly-Buddhict Burma, and is intended to safeguard Buddhism. But many […]

11 Things I Wish Every Parent Knew

MindBodyGreen. Dr. Stephen Cowan. After 25 years practicing pediatrics, and caring for thousands of children, I’ve noticed some patterns that offer me a deeper vision of health. Here are some of those invaluable lessons: 1. Growth and development are not a race.  These days we’re in such a rush to […]

Op Ed: The Secular Society

NY Times: I might as well tell you upfront that this column is a book report. Since 2007, when it was published, academics have been raving to me about Charles Taylor’s “A Secular Age.” Courses, conferences and symposia have been organized around it, but it is almost invisible outside the […]