Have you ever asked yourself that question? What happens to you when you commit genocide? Today I learned. The Burmese generals who ordered genocide today saw what the world would do to a criminal that has murdered tens of thousands of people and turned a million people into refugees. Mostly nothing!!!Read More
This blog is a call to action.
There are various forms of child abuse. For this blog, I will limit it to the following:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
Most abused children are often neglected by their parents and guardians. So, what constitutes neglect? According to National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, there are four types of neglect:Read More
I believe in free markets. I believe in and respect the legality of the 2nd amendment as long as it exists. But as we all know, there is a gun problem in the United States. The problem is not the loose availability of guns. I believe the problem is the externalities of guns.Read More
Myanmar, for a long time, was a closed country ruled by a ruthless junta. Information was tightly controlled and thought was tightly regulated. But with revolutions and evolutions around the globe, Myanmar eventually opened up and information started to flow. First with magazines. Followed by satellite TV. And most recently, with the introduction of the Internet. Theoretically, more information and freer information is supposed to be a good thing. But it also has a dark side.Read More
In Buddhism, there’s a social contract between two communities, the lay, and the monastic population. This social contract is like any other contract, it’s a promise of exchange of goods and services between two parties. For example, a school providing education to students and students, in turn, paying tuition. But in this case, the exchange is food and shelter for the monastic population in pursuit of nirvana with imparting of Buddha’s teachings to the lay population.
I am glad that the global media is focusing on issues in Myanmar. But I am also saddened by the fact that the focus is limited to the Rohingyas. If there’s one thing the Myanmar military is not, is that it is not racist. It is an equal opportunity organization that doesn’t discriminate oppression based on race.Read More