The Four Types of Men: Part III – The Monk

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  1. Really enjoying this series. Is that Thich Nat Hahn in the photo?

    I think the Dalai Lama is a great example of both Philosopher and Monk. Not only is he literally a monk, but also intensely curious and intellectual. My huge respect for him is largely influenced by his respect for science. He came out and said (wrote in a book) that if science were to disprove the possibility of reincarnation, one of the central tenets of Buddhism, that Buddhism would change to reflect science. That just struck me as so radical, yet right-on! How many other world religious leaders would say the same?

  2. Being introverted is negative?


  1. [...] own personal reflection helped me realize that the majority of the time I walk around as a “Monk”: peaceful, passive and focused.  But what I also realized about myself is that at times I have [...]

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