Since I mentioned INEB in the previous post, here’s a quote from Thai activist Sulak Sivaraksa to end the day (by my clock, it’s 9:50 pm on Nov 12; somehow my WordPress time setting is different because it’s telling you I posted this on Nov 13).
Sulak founded INEB in 1989, and is the author of many articles and books including Loyalty Demands Dissent and Seeds of Peace: A Buddhist Vision for Renewing Society.
“Buddhism is not concerned just with private destiny, but with the lives and consciousness of all beings…Any attempt to understand Buddhism apart from its social dimension is fundamentally a mistake. Until Western Buddhists understand this, their embrace of Buddhism will not help very much in the efforts to bring about meaningful and positive social change, or even in their struggle to transform their ego.”
~ Sulak Sivaraksa