Cool Heroism & The Great Re-Thinking – Ep. 238
Using the teachings of the historical Buddha, Nagarjuna and Shantideva, Robert A.F. Thurman elaborates the concept of cool heroism and the yoga of practical non-violence passed down from India and Tibet.
Opening with a humorous introduction to the non-violent teachings of Gandhi and the Buddhist perspective on theism, Professor Thurman gives an explanation of his concept of cool heroes, Inner Cool Revolutions, giving examples of cool heroism from recent history and modern politics.
Cool Heroism & The Great Re-Thinking – Ep. 238 of the Bob Thurman Podcast is an excerpt from The Great Re-thinking Prophets Conference talk “Cool Heroism : Response to Our Crisis of Violence” by Robert A.F. Thurman, recorded in Oxford, England, Image via www.himalayanart.org.
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