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  1. New forum topics welcome
  2. Improving my understanding of the dharma.
  3. Stratification
  4. A secular approach to Dhamma teachings
  5. About this forum (please read)
  6. What is Secular Buddhism
  7. Mindfulness is powerful but keep religion out of it.
  8. Life's Meandering Path
  9. Sam Harris & Joseph Goldstein talk about meditation
  10. Is there a Fundamental contradiction at the heart of Buddhism?
  11. What's your definition of an independent Buddhist ?
  12. Can we inherit experiences?
  13. Sam Harris-The Self is an Illusion
  14. "Rebirth is Neither Plausible nor Salient"
  15. Secular approaches are Taoism?
  16. "The afterlife is a false consolation"
  17. "The Very Idea of Buddhist History"
  18. The Dhammapada and science
  19. A Philosophical Assessment of Secular Buddhism
  20. Instant Karma's gonna get you
  21. John Peacock on the role of Ethics in Buddhist practice
  22. Moving from a Japanese liturgical Buddhist practice to independent practice
  23. Wisdom of the Buddha
  24. Alternate Karma Theory?
  25. All Good Intentions: But does Sam Harris have what it takes to be Buddhist?
  26. Literalism Metaphor and Mystery
  27. "Classical Buddhism"and "Secular Buddhism".
  28. An Interview with Stephen Batchelor
  29. It is Always Now - Sam Harris
  30. A view of secularism
  31. D.I.Y Buddhism: What's New Now?
  32. Interview with Stephen Batchelor in Hamburg
  33. The Everyday Sublime
  34. Who Was This Buddha Guy?
  35. Nibbana/Nirvana
  36. The Ambivalent Religion: An Alternate History of Mahāyānism.
  37. After Buddhism: Embrace Life, Let Go of What Arises, See its Ceasing, Act!
  38. Am I a believer?
  39. A new Buddhist sect ?
  40. Products of a doctrinal and literary evolution ?
  41. Chronology and Buddhism
  42. Merit accumulation & transference
  43. Against Merciful Lies
  44. Basing practice on beliefs?
  45. Self, Continuity and Morality
  46. Purification practice
  47. How the Doctrine of Kamma Changes Over Time
  48. Karma and Rebirth: The Basics
  49. Secular buddhism for kids : when to start ?
  50. Question about the nature of things in meditation
  51. Resistance to scholastic and historical investigation
  52. Substance and Structure
  53. Awakening in the Real World
  54. There is no gender
  55. Adopting traditions, rituals and beliefs
  56. Searle on Consciousness & Implications for Buddhism
  57. euthanasia
  58. Letting go
  59. True & False: Dharma After the Western Enlightenment
  60. Atheist engagement with Buddhism....
  61. Has Buddhism become too intellectual ?
  62. Natural Buddhism
  63. Online course with Stephen Batchelor
  64. The Skeptics Guide To Rebirth
  65. Ecology vs Buddhism : Seeing Politics in 10,000 years of context
  66. Ancient Meditation & Modern Misrepresentation
  67. Ritual Purity
  68. Freedom from constraints
  69. Know Yourself-Know Others
  70. A Buddhist Perspective on Sex
  71. Secular Buddhism
  72. "A Secular Buddhist"
  73. so, I've been thinking
  74. Approaches to Practice: Secular Buddhism?
  75. Buddhist philology and the Heart Sutra
  76. Comparative Contemplation
  77. Critical Thinking
  78. Buddhist beliefs and practices
  79. Karma and Rebirth Defined
  80. There’s a misogynist aspect of Buddhism ....
  81. Do you believe this?
  82. Comparing Early Greek and Buddhist Thought
  83. Stephen Batchelor
  84. Is Belief in Rebirth a Necessity for Buddhist Practice?
  85. Clinging to Views and Opinions
  86. Buddhism and Humanism
  87. Miracles and the Supernatural
  88. What is Buddhist Awakening?
  89. Different approaches to rebirth beliefs
  90. "objects of western fantasy" ?
  91. What is Buddhist enlightenment?
  92. Beyond scientific materialism and religious belief
  93. What did the Buddha say about prayer?
  94. One way the Dharma can bite us
  95. heterophenomenology
  96. An Interview with Stephen Batchelor
  97. Considering Karma
  98. Two Fundamental Issues
  99. Was the Buddha a Philosopher?
  100. Did the Buddha really have a family ?
  101. Knowledge and Wisdom
  102. Eternalism and Nihilism
  103. Holding Both the Ultimate and the Conventional
  104. The Dalai Lama's Secular Turn
  105. How Compassion Became Empathy
  106. An agnostic position towards death
  107. Is Buddhism Pessimistic?
  108. The Three Schools of Buddhism
  109. What has been your personal experience of Buddhism?
  110. Against Karma
  111. How would you know if someone else was enlightened?
  112. Moment to Moment Dependent Origination
  113. Paticcasamuppada - Practical Dependent Origination.
  114. Anatta and Rebirth
  115. Against Karma: Suffering and Justice
  116. I've been thinking...
  117. Buddhism and Western Philosophy
  118. Concerning Birth (Buddhadasa)
  119. The Faith of Buddhism
  120. Secular Buddhist Practice
  121. Buddhism and Rebirth, a History
  122. Buddhism and the LGBT+ Community
  123. Exotic names and robes
  124. Working with Love