Articles by Stefan Schindler

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Imagine
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Dec 2019

A Meditation on Education, History, and Tomorrow

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The Yin & Yang of Authentic Being-In-The-World
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

A Buddhist Discourse with New-Age, Interfaith, and Peace-and-Justice Implications

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The Poisoning of American Political Discourse
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2019

In What Gore Vidal Calls “The United States of Amnesia”

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The Blinding Light of Jordan Peterson – Popular Sophist Extraordinaire
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Oct 2019

14 Oct 2019 – Peterson is, one could say, an academic reincarnation of Newt Gingrich – a former media darling and Speaker of the House of Representatives, with deep roots in the state of Georgia and its racist and misogynist policies. Gingrich and Peterson are modern American archetypes of linguistic glitter and pontificating sleaze. There is, of course, an important difference between Gingrich and Peterson. Gingrich knew that he was lying. Peterson believes what he says.

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The Chomsky Poem
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2019

On the Occasion of Noam Chomsky Receiving the Peace Abbey Foundation Courage of Conscience Award–9 Dec 2016

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Lotus in the Swamp
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jul 2019

Wall Street is just Las Vegas
fused with a military-industrial mafia
who tell congress and the president what to do.

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And Ye Shall Inherit the Whirlwind or Learn to Live in Gratitude and Grace (Parts 1 to 3)
Stefan Schindler | Engaging Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2019

We are free to become free. This is the lesson taught by Socrates. It is also the essence of Buddhism. The word “Buddha” means “awake.” Awakening, as Plato would say, is recollecting the sanity we were born with. Nietzsche quotes Pindar: “Become who you are.” We are inextricable strands in the holistic web of being and becoming. Said the poet Byron: “Are not the mountains, waves, and skies, a part of me and of my soul, as I of them?” John Lennon said: “I am the walrus.”

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Enlightenment and Social Hope
Stefan Schindler – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Apr 2018

During America’s wars on Puerto Rico and the Philippines, Mark Twain declared: “America’s flag should be a skull-and-crossbones.” And when Mahatma Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilization, he replied: “I think it would be a good idea.”

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