journalism

The ripple effects of writing

When I was a child, I wanted to be an author. Unfortunately, my father, who was a smart man, took me aside and said to me, “Son, you might enjoy reading, but you’re never going to make money writing.” Now, years later, I’ve proven him wrong, but he had a point. The world was changing. This was the 90s: in the course of the next two decades, cell phones invade… Read More »The ripple effects of writing

“Buddhism – The Best Religion In The World”: Is this what The Island has sunk to?

Have you seen a recent article on the Island titled ‘Buddhism – “The Best Religion in the World” award’ ? If you haven’t, you should. This wonderful article proceeds thus: The Geneva-based International Coalition for the Advancement of Religious and Spirituality (ICARUS) has bestowed “The Best Religion in the World” award this year on the Buddhist Community. This special award was voted on by an international round table of more than 200 religious leaders… Read More »“Buddhism – The Best Religion In The World”: Is this what The Island has sunk to?