Matthieu Ricard – Buddhism & Western Philosophy

Matthieu Ricard – Buddhism & Western Philosophy

My father, the late Jean-François Revel, was a philosopher, so often the question is, is it useful for Buddhist practitioners to be well-acquainted with Western philosophy, or is it a distraction, or will it confuse them? Buddhism & Western Philosophy It depends on what your path is, what kind of practice you are doing. If […]

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What is Buddhism? What do Buddhists believe?

What is Buddhism? What do Buddhists believe?

Welcome to I Am Your Target Demographic. In our continuing series on world religions, we turn our sights now to Buddhism. This a superficial video, meant to explain to non-Buddhist viewers what this religion entails and what they believe. Let’s start at the beginning. Buddhism can be a complicated religion to explain in terms of […]

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Is Suicide Justified? | Sadhguru

Is Suicide Justified? | Sadhguru

Questioner: All the cultures in the world they have a common thing that they revere human life. Taking away your own life or somebody else’s life is not considered proper but if… if one is really suffering, one has got a bad deal in this life then why can’t just one, you know, start a […]

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Why I’m Religious || Mayim Bialik

Why I’m Religious || Mayim Bialik

– I’m often asked about, and sometimes criticized for, being a religious person. Why would a scientist be religious? Why would someone who knows so much about the universe believe in mythology and magic? Why do you need religion as a crutch? That’s what people ask me. First of all, that’s not how I see […]

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