Interfaith Now
Published in

Interfaith Now

Buddhism and The Threat of Nihilism

Buddhist pragmatism and the secular reconstruction of morality

Image by Sayan Nath, from Unsplash

In so far as Buddhism features the Four Noble Truths, this religious philosophy is essentially pragmatic.

These four truths are (1) that life in samsara is characterized by dukkha, by suffering one disappointment after another; (2) that this suffering is caused by a mental…

--

--

--

Stories about faith, spirituality, and religion to bridge gaps, expand perspectives, and unify humanity.

Recommended from Medium

Standing Against The World

(Un)Mute Yourself, Day 11

The Seven Secrets to Living in Harmony — Secret #4 Answers The Question “What do I feel in my heart?

Sapiens — Yuval Noah Harari: A Human Limitation’ Understanding Opinion Review

Do You Believe In God?

Not a time to press pause, but a time to build a new way

Let’s go out in a blaze of glory!

Faith seeking understanding #057: Which Christianity are you talking about?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

More from Medium

What Difference Belief in God Makes

Vervaeke’s Glib Solution to the Meaning Crisis

Thomas Aquinas and the Great Synthesis