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Debt and Buddhism

A group of red robed Buddhist monk walking through the street.  A Buddhist and Interfaith Response to Debt Capitalism by Susmita BaruaJanuary 23, 2015 From the perspective of Buddha Dhamma, money that originates as interest-bearing, centralized, privatized debt is harmful, unethical, and delusional. Modern fiat money and the credit system are based on wrong views (tainted mental fabrications) and are taking...
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Coincidence or what?

                                            Coincidence or what?   Does everything happen by chance? Or is there a kind of plan or energy that takes shape when we live a life that conforms to a...
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Blogging

Blogging----a to b magazine---57 varieties   The chap who manages this blog, stays with me occasionally when he visits the monastery, and he thinks I shouldn't stray away from cycling. And my son when he was visiting pointed out that if I talk about things that people arnt interested or disagree...
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JAN
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J Krishnamurti


http://youtu.be/WEIfMqM5wnM   I first heard the speaker when I lived in Venice Ca. And again at Brockwood Hampshire UK where you can still attend retreats at the visitors centre which is an achitecturial gem. Of course, there are many other videos on utube. If your in the area do visit and...
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JAN
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Auschwitz----Memorial----Retirement Ride

When I retired nearly fifteen years ago, I went on a four month European cycle ride. I visited the battlefields of Flanders, my SERVAS host took me to see the 8pm service at the Menin Gate Ypres the memorial to WW1.Visited the still hostile mood of the Balkans, through the newly...
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Allan Watts


Allan Watts was one of my first teachers , there are many items available like this 
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Racism----Prejudice----Satire----Culture

Racism----Prejudice----Satire----Culture

This blog is a slight departure from my cycling experiences, though not from my overall concept of ZYCLING . Incidentally I just bought a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I use on some of my long rides listening to Dhamma talks to sweeten the wet,cold and windy winter. I may be...
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JAN
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Israel/Palestine

Israel/Palestine
    Israel/Palestine---Feast---Soldiers----Olives------Litter----Prayers/Metta                                                   Wow factor 10/10   In 1961 I hitch-hiked around Israel working on Kibbutzim and trying to connect to my rather vague heritage. My grandparents...
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DEC
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ZYCLING Tweets

Some zycling Twitters    ZYCLING is less about pedalling the truth But more about letting go of thought   ZYCLING is not so much blowing up a total war More about patching up a holy one  (as in tyre)   The faster a ZYCLIST pedals The longer it takes to their...
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Down and Out on Eurovelo Route 1 wow factor just don't go there!

Down and Out on Eurovelo Route 1 wow factor just don't go there!
Down and out on the EUROVELO Route 1.    June-july.   Wow factor don't go there!    From Scotland following the coasts of England , Holland , Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, is the North Sea Cycle route, 6,000 k in all and I thought it was time to tackle some...
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Guest — Jiva Jane Masheder
Did you go to Palestine? and how was it? you may laugh as I'm a lot younger than you, but I resonate with your comments on having ... Read More
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:11 AM
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Slomo: The man Who Skated Right off the Grid


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Guest — Simon Tossell
hi,Tony, thanx for the link,slomo cheered up a rainy morning in Wales,please send more.I'm looking forward to cycling with you in ... Read More
Sunday, 08 March 2015 9:09 AM
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Meals on Wheels (2) Harnham Breakfast; porridge recipe

Meals on Wheels (2) Harnham Breakfast: porridge recipe Grain Mix:1part short grain brown rice1part barley1part quinoa1/2 part millet1/2 part sunflower seeds Quantities: Grain mix= 0,6 of mug or 4oz weighed per 1pint of waterPalm sugar=25g per pint of waterSalt=1/2 a level measuring teaspoon per pint of waterTahini- 2 tablespoons per 3...
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Ex Monk---Alternative Technology---Not so Funny Man

Ex Monk---Alternative Technology--- Not so Funny Man For the past several years I have been friendly with a young monk at the Chithurst Buddhist training Monastery. I knew his mother when I was a Woodcraft Folk leader, and he was an Elfin. Now a man of nearly thirty, and a monk...
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SPONTANEITY from an address I gave at our mens group

SPONTANEITY from an address I gave at our mens group
SPONTANEITY from an address I gave at our men's group. At our first meeting we were asked" what was the thing that we really want and what do we deeply value.Isn't there some contradictions here with me reading something I wrote a few days ago and even the idea of thinking...
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"TRACKS" a Postscript by an Insightful Adventurer

go) to me"Tracks" a Postscript by an insightful adventurer I first heard about Robyn Davidson sometime in the early hours on BBC world radio and couldn't wait to get the book . The film has recently been released, though I haven't seen it yet . I'm not comparing what she did...
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Nostalgia---Jet Set ---Celebrities---Power

Nostalgia --Jet Set -- Celebrities-- Power In the 50's everyone went to the Cinema at least once a week, for me Saturday morning pictures was an early memory and with the classic films that were shown at my school, marked me for life. Just to remind you that if you were...
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Life is a Saucerful of Secrets

Life is a Saucerful of Secrets
Life is a Saucerful of SecretsInboxx Anthony Golding <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >7:10 PM (1 minute ago) to meLife is a Saucerful of Secrets Dispense it from the cup when it's too hot , and sip it slowly from the saucer, stopping to reflect on your amazing journey , and what further may be in...
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Birthday ride

Birthday ride
Print all In new windowBirthday Ride---Kalkhoff ---FriendsInboxx Anthony Golding <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >8:37 PM (16 hours ago) to meBirthday Ride---Kalkhoff ---Friends Up at my usual ridiculous  time of 430am , heated up soup, dressed the salad, flasked some grain coffee and went outside to a very wet and blustery morning Decided to use the...
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Guest — Helen and Malcolm
Sounds like a day well spent, Tony. Afraid we overlooked the occasion completely, so please take this message as a belated birthd... Read More
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 7:07 AM
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An Inspiration for all Cyclist and Zyclist

Next week is my 76 birthday and in the style of Les Brown I am going to celebrate with a ride AN INSPIRATION FOR ALL CYCLIST and ZYCLISTTaken from Fellowship News 156 December 2003 Les Brown ( Lockerbie) --- Birthday ride September 1 , 2003 , was my 90th birthday, and...
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Science Fact and Religion Truth?

Science  Fact  and  Religion  Truth?
Science Fact and Religion Truth?Some existential questions to ponder or pounder It's quite fashionable these days to unpick religious thought and ideas. Richard Dawkins has very successfully influenced a generation to examine religion " till the pips squeak " . And if that brings on suffering then that's a good thing...
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