A recent blogger has posited the notion that extremism resides within the church in North America. To this end, I believe we need to realign our semantic relationship as regards some of these aforementioned church-goers. Yes, we often hear about the christian right in the U.S. - especially the ones in the midwestern states. To wit, the intelligent design espousing, homosexual harrasing crowd; those sure-as-hellfire denizens of the homeland who need the added "security"; the oft-flaky demographic that even Cheney - allegedly - calls " the crazies."
I've been looking for a place to document and discuss this particular goal in my life, and this site seems uniquely suited to do so, as one of the most fascinating parts of Buddhism is its attitude towards change. Becoming a practitioner is somethi