Sexual Misconduct

Buddhism talks a lot about sexual misconduct, but I haven’t found the teachings offered by Buddhism to be all that practical. This is an attempt to unpack that and think about how we might change. I offer no conclusions, but hopefully a little useful insight on the problem.

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Killing Hitler: The Mistake of Utilitarianism

Which is a more effective way of engaging with the world, of changing the world? Should we undertake to fight evil where it is seen, to crush those who cause it? Is there any hope for a pacifist approach? Or is that frame backward? Should we instead ask, is there any hope for a warlike approach? Rather than imagining that pacifism might be at all effective, perhaps we should wonder if perhaps it can be more effective.

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