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Blanc privilège. Episodes Archive. Why One Professor Thinks Academics Should Write ‘BuzzFeed-Style Scholarship’ Mark Marino wants to shake up academic publishing.

Why One Professor Thinks Academics Should Write ‘BuzzFeed-Style Scholarship’

To declare his intentions, the associate professor of writing at the University of Southern California chose a format both fitting and provocative: a BuzzFeed listicle. Posted on Thursday, Mr. Three Thousand Realms in a Single Moment of Life. Exploring key Buddhist concepts in life and society today Three Thousand Realms in a Single Moment of Life [Vance Vasu/Getty Images] Each person's life contains infinite potential; this is the core belief of Nichiren Buddhism.

Three Thousand Realms in a Single Moment of Life

While it may be easy to accept this in a theoretical sense, in reality we tend to impose limits on our possibilities. Buddhology. Schools > Students > Ages 17-18 > The Buddha > Buddhology Written for the AQA syllabus by Robert Ellis, formerly a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order and a former Head of RS in a 6th-form college.


The term 'Buddhology' has been constructed by some scholars of Buddhism by analogy with the Christian term 'Christology'. Christology is the study of the nature and attributes of Christ, and likewise 'Buddhology' refers to the study of the nature and attributes of the Buddha. 30 Famous Logos That Have A Hidden Message. Understanding Nichiren Buddhism. While Tricycle is a nonsectarian and independent publication, most of our content reflects a perspective of what might be called meditation-oriented Buddhism.

Understanding Nichiren Buddhism

Most of our readers and contributors know Buddhism primarily in terms of the meditation traditions of Zen, Vipassana, or Vajrayana as they have been presented to a Western audience. Indeed, it is probably not an exaggeration to say that, for many of our readers, approaches to Buddhism, such as Nichiren, that are not based on a practice of quiet, focused sitting meditation are, other than in name, scarcely recognizable as Buddhist at all. Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Issues 51-54. The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry. Contents: Vol. 1, No. 1 Introduction to the First Issue Daniel P.

The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry

Barbezat, Carrie J. Bergman Reason in the Service of the Heart: The Impacts of Contemplative Practices on Critical Thinking David Sable A Contemplative Approach to Teaching Observation Skills Peter G.

Public Intellectualism

Barack Obama - A More Perfect Union (Philadelphia Speech) Barack Obama A More Perfect Union delivered 18 March 2008, Philadelphia, PA Audio mp3 of Address [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio]

Barack Obama - A More Perfect Union (Philadelphia Speech)

Glennisha Morgan: The Emasculation of Black Men, Homophobia and Misogyny: A Dangerous Vicious Cycle. As I anxiously and giddily sat watching The Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion Part Three a few Sundays ago, something that Kenya Moore, one of the women featured on the show, said stuck with me during the rest of the week.

Glennisha Morgan: The Emasculation of Black Men, Homophobia and Misogyny: A Dangerous Vicious Cycle

Her accusations of her former boyfriend Walter being gay seemed spiteful and juvenile. She contradicted herself following her allegation with a statement basically claiming that she only questioned Walter's sexuality, but that it wasn't malicious, and asserted that being gay isn't a character flaw. Pool Over: We Have 2014's 'Obama Is the First Female President' Column. No more bets, no more bets!

Pool Over: We Have 2014's 'Obama Is the First Female President' Column

Whoever had "March 7" in the "When will some columnist write about how Obama is the first female president? " Our First Female President? In the same sense that Toni Morrison claimed Bill Clinton was our first black president, Barack Obama could be thought of as another groundbreaker: our first female president.

Our First Female President?

He displays every trope of femininity more than any female "who could ever be elected in our children's lifetime" (to borrow Morrison's phrase about Clinton). Obama's feminine side may have developed in tandem with our cultural shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy as suggested by : Newsweek. Nationalreview. Discussion, consultation, negotiation, and open hands are preferable to violence and clenched fists.


Violence is not the answer. If violence were the answer then Bashar Assad would still be in power (he is), and would still maintain his chemical weapons (he does). If violence were the answer then Vladimir Putin would not have left Georgia alone (his troops occupy it), nor would he have left Ukraine alone (he invaded last weekend). Barack Obama, Remarks on Trayvon Martin—July 19, 2013. Barack Obama Remarks on Trayvon Martin Washington, D.C. July 19, 2013 I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session. The second thing is I want to let you know that over the next couple of weeks, there's going to obviously be a whole range of issues -- immigration, economics, et cetera -- we'll try to arrange a fuller press conference to address your questions. The reason I actually wanted to come out today is not to take questions, but to speak to an issue that obviously has gotten a lot of attention over the course of the last week -- the issue of the Trayvon Martin ruling.

CF 29: Performing the Groundwork by Heather Bastian. In Fall 2010, I began a faculty position in the Department of English at the College of St. Scholastica (CSS)—a small, private, comprehensive regional college—as the only composition and rhetoric specialist.{1} The college historically serves a small residential undergraduate population; however, throughout the 2000s, CSS undertook strategic initiatives to increase graduate, online, and extended sites of education with a focus on professional programs (including nursing, business and technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and health information and informatics management). These initiatives proved successful, expanding existing programs and bringing new programs to the college. They also introduced a larger, more diverse student population, especially nontraditional and graduate students,{2} as well as more faculty members, many of whom are part-time and contingent.{3} My position was created with administrative approval in response to these faculty requests.

WEC Initiative. Cultural Logic. York College of Pennsylvania. The Trouble With English – The Conversation. There is nothing intrinsically wrong with the subject of English or English departments. Their history begins, surprisingly to some, not in English-speaking countries, but on the European continent in the mid-19th century, when English-language instruction—later combined with instruction in literature and culture—was recognized as a pragmatic necessity for business and politics to communicate with the most successful liberal economy in the world: Britain.

Rhetoric Programs Expand While Humanities Decline. To the Editor: Over the past few months, the decline of the humanities and the liberal arts in higher education has been described, lamented, and sometimes even cheered everyday in newspapers, blogs, print and online journals, and on the streets. Being COMPetitive @insidehighered. In its landmark document, the Statement of Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing, the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) offered the following professional standard:

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Open-Access Books on the WAC Clearinghouse. The WAC Clearinghouse provides access to the following books and books series. Heat join Clippers by throwing their gear at mid-court and wearing warmups inside out. Theory and Theorists. “I’ll never apologize for my white privilege” guy is basically most of white America. A college student who doesn’t believe in the existence of structural racism or white supremacy wrote an essay about why he would “never apologize” for his white privilege, and Time magazine thought it would be a really cool idea to publish it.

Probably because Princeton University freshman Tal Fortgang speaks for many white Americans when he says that racism and white privilege aren’t real. Tired of being told to “check his privilege” by others at his college, Fortgang goes through his family’s history and concludes that he deserves to go to an Ivy League school and live in a wealthy suburb of New York City and share his ridiculous baby tantrum thoughts on a national news site because his family made smarter and better choices than other families. Matt Smith: My Doctor – Part 5: Specials. Tg_bradley_contemporarybritain_20100615. In Theory Bakhtin: Dialogism, Polyphony and Heteroglossia. 2013 – The Year of the Whovians (Part 1) John Hussey begins a look back over the major news, rumours and developments of 2013. A Study of Regeneration: Enlightenment from the Eleventh. Galen Strawson: The Self. Buddhist howls. Understanding power for social change.

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