Encountering Hungarian and British Dharma

I’ve just been reading this fascinating book, Encountering the Dharma: Daisaku Ikeda, Soka Gakkai, and the Globalization of Buddhist Humanism by a non-Buddhist, Richard Seager, who gives a really good, well-balanced investigation into Buddhism, the Soka Gakkai (SGI) and it’s meteoric rise in popularity under the inspirational personas of Makiguchi, Toda and Ikeda. Well you’d… Continue reading Encountering Hungarian and British Dharma

Jacqui Smith, Paranoid Fantasist!

Home Secretary wacky baccy Smith is deemed to be so by no other than the former Director of  Public Prosecutions (DPP), Sir Ken Macdonald. He continues today in the same vein as his earlier attack when he was still DPP with a paragraph that is memorable and I suspect, may ring down through the ages. … Continue reading Jacqui Smith, Paranoid Fantasist!