“Absent a sharp social critique, Buddhist practices could easily be used to justify and stabilize the status quo, becoming a reinforcement of consumer capitalism.”
-American Buddhist monk Bhikkhu Bodhi
I work as a teacher’s assistant at a school for children with low-functioning autism. On Martin Luther King day the students had the day off, but TA’s were called in for a special seminar. I assumed that it would be additional training for the job. I was wrong.