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Seeing Clearly in an Age of Confusion

With Brian Dean Williams recorded on May 1, 2022.

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The Buddha spoke of the three poisons of greed, hatred, and delusion. We see all three of these showing up in the realm of global events currently, and in particular, the phenomenon of ‘fake news’, intentional misinformation, and delusional thinking. How might the practice of Vipassana or ‘seeing clearly’ help us in this context? How can training our minds in meditative states help us to know and take a stand for important truths? We will explore these themes in meditation and discussion.

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