Stephen Batchelor and Ven Brahmali debate in Melbourne 2014 – Pick your winner

You can now watch this debate between the famous "Secular Buddhist" Stephen Batchelor and Ajahn Brahmali, of the Thai Theravadin tradition from earlier this month.I'd be very interested in hearing your thoughts (Jayarava, Mufi, Doug Smith, Ted Meissner - and the whole 'Secular Buddhist' crowd, US and UK - Nathan Thompson, and others who have discussed this intersection of 'the world' / seculum according to Batchelor and Buddhism).As debates go, it was highly collegial. They agree on far … [Read more...]