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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. Beyond scientific materialism and religious belief
  92. What did the Buddha say about prayer?
  93. One way the Dharma can bite us
  94. heterophenomenology
  95. An Interview with Stephen Batchelor
  96. Considering Karma
  97. Two Fundamental Issues
  98. Was the Buddha a Philosopher?
  99. Did the Buddha really have a family ?
  100. Knowledge and Wisdom
  101. Eternalism and Nihilism
  102. Holding Both the Ultimate and the Conventional
  103. The Dalai Lama's Secular Turn
  104. How Compassion Became Empathy
  105. An agnostic position towards death
  106. Is Buddhism Pessimistic?
  107. The Three Schools of Buddhism
  108. What has been your personal experience of Buddhism?
  109. Against Karma
  110. How would you know if someone else was enlightened?
  111. Moment to Moment Dependent Origination
  112. Paticcasamuppada - Practical Dependent Origination.
  113. Anatta and Rebirth
  114. Meaningful Myth and Buddhist Cosmology
  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
  125. Fantasy question!
  126. Is rebirth a myth ?
  127. Where Can We Learn?
  128. How Does Karma Really Work?
  129. A Buddhist mythology of the feminine
  130. Is there Heaven and Hell ?
  131. Being One's Own Teacher
  132. A Conversation about Secular Buddhism
  133. Should Buddhists get involved with politics?
  134. Amazed to be Conscious
  135. Abhidhamma and Abhidharma
  136. Compassion and Meaning : Moving Beyond Nihilism
  137. How to deconstruct self- view?
  138. Coping with Solitude
  139. How do you rate your own progress?
  140. The Four Faces of Love: The Brahma Viharas
  141. A conversation with Stephen Batchelor about Secular Buddhism
  142. Unshakeable Well-Being
  143. Faith
  144. Karma and Rebirth
  145. A Special Attitude
  146. The 32 marks of a Buddha
  147. Attachment to Views
  148. A talk about Metta
  149. Stephen Batchelor & Brad Warner
  150. Wisdom for troubled times
  151. Indulging In Superstitions — A Buddhist Reflection
  152. Buddhism in Nature
  153. Companion to Under the Bodhi Tree
  154. Karma in the Pali Suttas
  155. A Philosophical Assessment of Secular Buddhism
  156. Praise and Blame, wisdom and foolishness
  157. Reaction and Response
  158. The Path of Wisdom
  159. Musings on Impermanence
  160. Any thoughts about Arahants?
  161. Forms of Buddhist Practice
  162. Others’ words can’t measure your practice
  163. BuddhaDhamma The Laws of Nature and Their Benefits to Life
  164. Influences
  165. Opening the heart to the ever-present here and now.
  166. Opening to Life with Intuitive Awareness
  167. Are plants and trees sentient beings?
  168. Samsara
  169. Above and Beyond Good
  170. Luminous Mind
  171. Is Desire the Root of Suffering?
  172. Do Buddhists have to believe in reincarnation?
  173. On-line courses with Christopher Titmuss