News about the book and an essay about mindful politics
Open Thread: 2021 SuggestionsWelcome to this week’s open thread. As I map out my 2021 plans for this newsletter, I’d love to hear from you on what you’d like to see me write…
Distinguishing morality and ethics helps us better approach thinking about political questions and arriving at the right answers.
A look at what the Buddha said about wealth acquisition and use.
The parable of the two arrows helps us understand why our politics seems so broken and harmful, and how we can fix it.
Open Thread / Ask Me AnythingI apologize for the long gap between issues. I had life stuff came up that took all my attention elsewhere. Fortunately, that’s settling, and I’…
The Buddha told us to interrogate our beliefs and discard those that aren’t helpful. This advice could radically change our politics.
Critiquing the case against consumerism, exploring the dangers of political consumerism, and showing how market innovation enables the cultivation of…
Laws depend on enforcement, which depends on violence. Does this violate Buddhist ethics regarding harm, even if we don't intend the violence?
A background on my Buddhist philosophy, as well as an overview of the scope of the Free Market Buddhist argument.
A newsletter about the ways economic liberty, political freedom, and Buddhism aren't just compatible, but mutually beneficial.