Cyber-Buddhism : A Monk’s Report from Malaysia

[ This week being devoted to science at Patheos, this news item caught my eye. Today, science and technology go hand-in-hand.  In fact, the tools themselves often upstage the science.  You might compare your own use of computers to that of Master Zhong Hong, in general, and consider the role of computers to your own spiritual life.   — GG] Promoting Buddhism online MySin Chew, May 20, 2010 Ipoh, Malaysia -- We can hardly survive without computers in this technology age these days, as a matter of … [Read more...]

Can the Soul Learn To Tweet ?

Recently, 88-year-old  comedienne Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live. What's unusual here is not so much her age. Rather, she did so in response to a campaign mounted on Facebook.  In her opening monologue, she ribbed the popular online social network, reminiscing, ""When I was young we didn't have Facebook, we had phone book — but you wouldn't waste an afternoon with it."As for me, I've wondered how you can call it FaceBook when it doesn't have chapters, much less page numbers. But I'm of … [Read more...]


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