Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its… Continue reading Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

Life is fleeting so first of all learn about death

Nichiren – The Importance of the Moment of Death With it’s dramatically sombre title, “The Importance of the Moment of Death“, Nichiren tells us exactly what’s on his mind. The text of the letter shows that it was sent to an unknown person to read to the lay nun Myōhō.  Presumably she was unable to… Continue reading Life is fleeting so first of all learn about death