Held By: Dr. Adrian Chan-Wyles Location: Internet-Based – 10am-11am (BST) – 24.5.2020 Order of Service: Internationale (Sang in French by Chinese Performers) Semon: Remembering to be ‘Free’
RATIONALISING ‘天’ (TIAN1) IN MODERN CHINA The lecturer is correct about the Chinese ideogram ‘天’ (Tian1) but it is not as simple as he suggests.
This article is intended as an antidote to those leftists who equate Richard Dawkins’ pathological rejection of religion, with his support for Marxism, or Marxist-Leninism.
The modern liberal notion of ‘freedom of speech’ is an error of interpretation for the Buddha, because such speech is never ‘free’ of greed, hatred and delusion in the unenlightened state. In reality ‘freedom of speech’ is the institutionalisation of the freedom to spread greed, hatred, and delusion throughout the world, with no thought for the consequences.