[Buddha-l] Mindfulness: Getting Its Share of Attention

James A Stroble stroble at hawaii.edu
Thu Nov 7 00:57:14 MST 2013

On Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:44:24 +0100
Joy Vriens <joy.vriens at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, throughout the history of religions we see how (new) mainstream 
> religions borrow from other religions and integrate elements of it, 
> after having removed the incompatible bits, if necessary adapting the 
> general narrative framework. Mindfulness has now been approved by the 
> new mainstream religion, capitalism. 

Ah ha!  Now the "Buddhist Warfare" movement makes sense to me!
Mindfulness without the mindfulness, easier to sell! 


James Andy Stroble
Leeward Community College

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