Check it out, the all new Eagle Peak Quarterly is now up. Beginning today, see these items:
- An experience by long-time member Keith Robinson chronicling his introduction to Buddhism and the peace initiatives of SGI leader Daisaku Ikeda, culminating in a happy and fortunate life for Keith and his family
- The conclusion of the three-part series on Buddhism and Pragmatism, pointing out the significant correlations between what some people may view as a Japanese religion and an American philosophical system
- An excerpt from Waiting for Westmoreland, John Maberry’s memoir, not previously up on the internet
- A blurb about the the accomplishments of The Carter Center, one of the web links on Eagle Peak Press
- A video introduction by jazz great Wayne Shorter to the Power of Women exhibit featured at the September, 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival
- A preview of a coming series on writing which will begin in February, 2015.
It’s here; it’s now–the August 1, 2014 edition of Eagle Peak Quarterly. In this issue:
- An interview with Susan Zipp, involved with a whole host of NGOs working on UN related issues.
- Another clip from Herbie Hancock’s Harvard lecture on Buddhism and Creativity. This is about the distinction between wisdom and knowledge.
- Part 2 of the series on Buddhism and Pragmatism–this one is about the beginnings of Pragmatism
- An illustrated poem–Parks
- A short bit of prose destined to be part of a future story or perhaps a novel–“The Dragon and the Butterfly.”
Coming soon to a browser near you, Eagle Peak Quarterly. Here’s a sneak peak with an excerpt from an article that will be featured on Eagle Peak Press, beginning on May 1:
Buddhism and Pragmatism
Buddhism is a 2,500 plus year old religion that began in India. Pragmatism is a philosophical system that began in America in the late 19th century. Surprisingly enough, they have some core elements in common and an interesting relationship. Why should you care? If you search for the adjective “pragmatic,” you will get a definition describing a realistic or practical approach to ideas rather than a theoretical one. In other words, real world results or common sense. Continue reading Eagle Peak Quarterly Coming May 1