Author: jianxie

06
Feb
2014

Bad Policies

It’s amazing how some policy-makers make their policies and judgement calls seemingly based on speculation, without knowing what is really…

06
Feb
2014

Hariy Yet Hairless

From Buddhanet: Following the Buddha’s example, ‘Buddhist monks always completely shave their head, [moustache] and beard, showing their commitment to…

21
Nov
2013

Enemy: Super Short Story (277)

Super Short Story (277): Enemy Although he knows many manners of nifty martial arts moves for defending against external enemies,…

21
Nov
2013

Counsellor: Super Short Story (276)

Super Short Story (276): Counsellor Because he is a teacher, he forgot that he needs to be taught the most,…

21
Nov
2013

Finger: Super Short Story (275)

Super Short Story (275): Finger He points his finger at her, claiming she points her finger at him. But this…

14
Nov
2013

Typo: Super Short Story (266)

Super Short Story (266): Typo Contrary to expectations, with the advent of technology, with so many more ways for instant…

30
Aug
2013

Coins: Super Short Story (229)

Super Short Story (229): Coins The country that actually had too little money in its reserves, in order to create…

06
Apr
2013

Imaginary Friend & Enemy

He beseeches an imaginary friend, a deified almighty being to ward off an imaginary enemy, a demonised almighty being… who…

05
Feb
2013

You Do Know Now

Please don’t mistake the animals’ writhing in pain to be a dance of joy. Please don’t mistake the animals’ shrieks…

15
Nov
2012

What Is Holy?

Interesting dialogues from the movie ‘Verbo’: Sara: Our history teacher told us something. A big mess in the Church a…

25
Oct
2012

Is Cruelty To Animals Ever Exaggerated?

Q: Some material in pro-vege talks seem overly exaggerated. A: Which material do you feel are exaggerated? Do share. Can…

25
Oct
2012

Do Vegans Feel Holier Than Thou?

From Zly: How can we think badly of those who consume meat when some are also our family members and…

25
Oct
2012

Do Vegans Not Care About Insects?

From Zly: We never did tell anyone that we do not care about insects or worms. It is very unfortunate…

25
Oct
2012

Why Some Non-Vegans Are Defensive

From Dreamy of living-vegan.blogspot.com : The Buddha did not say veganism is extreme. He did not say the Middle Path…

25
Oct
2012

Are Vegan Bloggers Extreme?

From ConscienceSpeaking: (On the suggestion that blogging on veganism is off the Middle Path): What Middle Path? Is anyone blogging…

25
Oct
2012

Kind Of Bizarre?

From Nemo: It is kind of bizarre when non-vegans claim that there are vegans who are lousy in other aspects…

21
Jun
2012

Perfectly Natural

If it is perfectly natural for there to be a perfect creator, it would be perfectly unnatural for this creator…

13
Jun
2012

Transcend, Transcend, Transcend

To believe there are karmic causes to be born of one’s gender, of one’s sexual orientation, of one’s physical (dis)ability,…

05
Jun
2012

Meeting An Unremarkable ‘Teacher’ Again

A Dharma friend passed me a book. Here is my revew of it… On the book ‘Meetings with Remarkable People’,…

31
May
2012

Another Arbitrary Test?

From the graphic novel ‘Americus’ by MK Reed and Jonathan Hill is this amusing frame.¬†According to the Bible, everything arose…