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Contents of The FWBO and Outside Groups - Order Weekend Discussions 1979

by Sangharakshita

SANGHARAKSHITA IN SEMINAR


ORDER WEEKEND DISCUSSION - THE FWBO, WBO AND OUTSIDE GROUPS

DECEMBER 1979

1
Reflections from Order members of presenting the Dharma outside the FWBO
1-2
Knowledge of world economics
3-4
Split loyalties between churches and other ideologies
5
All is not one
6
Inter-faith meetings. Children being the exclusive property of the relgiion into which they
are born!
6
Many religious movements are not spiritual movements but just groups
7-10
Writing to the press and certain well known individuals about spiritual issues
8-9
Buddhism and Anarchism
10
Advertising the FWBO
11-12 Defeating somebody (in argument) on their own grounds or by adopting a totally different
approach
13
Self-exploitation!
14-15 Working because of ideals or because of the money?
14-18 Objective, healthy, needs and neurotic needs
20
Being able to communicate (Buddhism) without being misunderstood
21-23 Communicating through the arts - theatre
23-25 Throwing oneself fully into one activity for a period of time
25-28 'Inarticulateness is not a virtue!'
26-27 FWBO 'cliches'
28-29 Original, creative thought
29-31 Not losing sight of whom one is speaking to (about Buddhism)
32
The communication exercises
33-35 The FWBO and 'traditional' Buddhism. What is tradition?
36
The meaning of the word 'bhikshu' - one who takes a share
36
Where Bhante and the FWBO depart from conventional interpretations of Buddhism
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