Human Egalitarian Sexuality as the Progressive Norm The sub-limitation of a sexual drive developed for communal sexual activity – limited to one spousal partner at time (and
The Vinaya Discipline exists to put an end to the agency of human desire. Greed is desire, hatred is desire and delusion is desire. All desire is
Dear Gillian Eros – as ‘erotic’ verges on the carnal but is far more than the sexual act. Indeed, most sexual acts are instinctive and performed habitually
The natural ‘distance’ the net creates prevents an appreciation of beauty falling into ordinary lust and desire – which are absolutely fine within their proper context. Beauty has many levels of appreciation that can be obscured b the immediacy of sexual desire – which necessarily exists to perpetuate the species!
All legitimate Chinese Ch’an practitioners access the empty mind ground from varying socio-economic conditions that boil down to two distinct positions in life; either that
For those living in ordinary society but wishing to practice the Dharma, the Buddha advocated that the desire mechanism be controlled rather than transcended. This ‘control’ centres around applying an appropriate sexual manifestation in society that is not excessive or that violates the social codes of the time. This is the practice of appropriate sexual discipline that allows the desiring mechanism to function through strictly defined parameters.