Featured Articles and Journals: consumerism

January 28, 2013
Every year, I attend the last church service of the year. At the end of December, the minister asks us to write down all the things we want for the coming year. We then draft a letter to ourselves that we will receive a year later (sent back to us...
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August 13, 2012
(follow Kimberly on Facebook or Twitter) Here in the U.S., we love to have a lot of choices.  Our supermarkets and department stores are filled with nearly identical products (there are literally 20 different brands of chocolate at my local...
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April 26, 2012
More resources and thanks to IDP community and fellow bloggers for all I've learned this month!
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March 15, 2012
Is Steve Jobs hailed as a genius because he made us think that we are Sane for doing something that is actually in-sane?
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July 19, 2011
"No one in a corporate boardroom is contemplating how best to brand your spiritual practice for you."
Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Link
June 28, 2011
"Two years ago I set out on a quest: To sift through the myriad of practice opportunities available to a 21st century American Buddhist and find a spiritual path that I could call home."
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by Lani
January 11, 2011
"If you see a Buddhist on the street, get them to leave their religion. They are trying to get us to meditate, meditation is a waste of valuable shopping time." Ah. Satire in all its Swiftian brilliance! And if you want IN on the...
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by Lani
December 20, 2010
On Saturday in the NYTimes, Nicholas Kristoph writes, "So what would your aunt prefer as a holiday gift — another Mariah Carey CD, or the knowledge that she’s sending a little girl in Haiti to school for a year?" He follows...
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