The Kashmir conflict is an ongoing territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. According to Pakistan’s 2010 statement to the UN, it’s the oldest unresolved international conflict still on the UN’s agenda. The conflict is often attributed directly to the region’s backlash against British colonialism. But is that the whole story? What is the Kashmir conflict…Read More Why Are Pakistan And India Fighting Over Kashmir?
A Pew Study published in 2015 reported that the number of Americans who don’t affiliate themselves with a religion jumped by almost 35% percent. That’s about 72 million Americans who consider themselves irreligious – and may be atheist, agnostic, or spiritual, but unaffiliated. And worldwide, 13% of people considered themselves “convinced atheists”, according to a…Read More Why Is Atheism More Popular Than Ever?
The main message that my father taught was so simple that for many years we tried to make it more complicated and we wanted more; and we have plenty of complication. But it was… the essence was that if we as humans do not contemplate and think about how we feel about ourselves, and that…Read More How Society Thinks About Itself Does Matter -Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Shambhala