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The Buddha's lone voice of sanity once prevented a war. Modern warfare is on a far larger scale, and could involve nuclear weapons. As we are faced with a choice between world peace and eventual disaster, Sangharakshita discusses realistic courses of action for peace activists and others.
Talk given in 1984.
|1.||The Rohini incident: the Buddha prevents a war (15:44)|
|2.||World peace and the problem of nationalism (14:44)|
|3.||Nuclear disarmament: working on governments and society through individual and collective effort (13:16)|
|4.||Problems of communication: objective and subjective truth (14:34)|
|5.||The principle of non-violence (11:03)|
|6.||The problem of death, the Demon of Impermanence (12:35)|
|7.||The solution to death: seeking the Unconditioned (10:02)|
|8.||Conclusion: the Buddha's admonition (5:57)|
Total running time: 1:37:55