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作者 Hunt Badiner, Allan
書名 Mindfulness in the Marketplace : Compassionate Responses to Consumerism
出版項 Berkeley CA : Parallax Press, 2009
©2009
國際標準書號 9781935209591 (electronic bk.)
9781888375244
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說明 1 online resource (310 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Title Page -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction -- PART ONE - The All-Consuming Problem -- The Crisis of Consumerism -- Patriarchal Roots of Overconsumption -- Buddhism in the Global Economy -- The Response of Engaged Buddhists -- Stepping Back from Global Economy -- Localization: Towards a Buddhist Economics -- Illuminating Darkness: Western Buddhism -- The Consumerist Utopia -- The Cost of Illusion -- Managing Chaos -- Our Pain Projected -- A Necessary Illusion? -- Political Interdependency -- Holistic Engagement -- Defined by Belief Not Borders -- Minds of Compassion and Understanding -- A Systems View of Overconsumption -- Domination and Overconsumption -- Dominator Economics -- Caregiving Has Value -- Building Caring Homes, Workplaces, and Communities -- Overconsum ption As Compensation -- A New Economics to Save the Earth: A Buddhist Perspective -- Capitalism Made in Japan: A Buddhist Approach to Economics -- The Zero-Emissions Society of the Tokugawa Period -- The Essence of Buddhist Economics -- An Economics that Respects the Environment -- Work, Play, and Consumption -- An Economics of Simplicity -- The Practice of Generosity -- PART TWO - Self As Consumer -- Looking Deeply at the Nutriments -- Mindful Consumption -- Report on U.S. Resources -- The Second Nutriment -- The Third Nutriment -- Looking Deeply -- Buddhist Perspectives on Economic Concepts -- Value -- Consumption -- Moderation -- Nonconsumption -- Overconsumption -- Contentment -- Work -- Production and Nonproduction -- Competition and Cooperation -- Choice -- Life Views -- The Religion of Consumption: A Buddhist Perspective -- Introduction: Expanding the Discourse on Social Change -- Step I-Awareness of Consumerism's Distortions -- Step II-The Beginning of Transformation-Personal -- Step III-Expanding the Practice to the Social
Conclusion: Im peratives Beyond Doubt -- How Not to Feast from the Poison Cake -- What Then Must We Do? -- The Myth of "Tough Love": Sacrifice, Ancient and Modern -- Re-Imagining the American Dream -- Reproducing Pictures -- Progress at What Price? -- Transcending Materialism -- A Quick Q & A on Buddhism & Materialism -- PART THREE - In the Market for Dharma -- Ethical Economics -- Alternatives to Consumerism -- Buddhism and Poverty -- What Is Poverty? -- What Are the Causes of Poverty? -- What Is the End of Poverty? -- How Do We End Poverty? -- Buddhist Economic Systems -- Economic Policies -- The Problem of Needs and Wants -- Boomer Buddhism -- Zen and Money -- A Meditation on Money -- Time and Money -- Value -- PART FOUR - Market As Nature -- Down to Business: Paul Hawken on Reshaping the Economy -- Is There Slavery in Your Chocolate? -- Slavery Lurking behind the Sweetness -- Slavery Past and Present -- Pressure for Change -- Whose Chocolate Is Made with Slavery, and Whose Is Made Without? -- Coffee -- Fair Trade on the Rise -- Sarvodaya -- Rebuilding the Movement to Win -- Where Does It Come From? Where Does It Go? -- Staying Speedy -- How We Connect -- Right Livelihood, Spirituality, and Business -- Right Livelihood -- Mañjusri's Sword of Wisdom -- Buddhist Economics: Self-Benefit, Other-Benefit, One Big Circle -- PART FIVE - The Path of Mindful Consumption -- Diet for a Mindful Society -- Voluntary Simplicity -- Misconceptions about the Simple Life -- Turning Away from Progress -- Rural Living -- Denial of Beauty -- Common Expressions of Ecological Ways of Living -- Maintaining Ourselves and Surpassing Ourselves -- The Push of Necessity and the Pull of Opportunity -- The Responsibility for Change -- Toward Dematerialization -- The New Storytellers -- Start from Where You Are -- Intervene at Multiple Levels -- Personal and Family -- Community
National -- International -- Nourishing Ourselves, Nourishing Others: How Mindful Food Choices Reduce Suffering -- The First Precept -- The Second Precept -- The Fifth Precept -- Right Livelihood -- An Animal Killed Especially for You -- Each Person Can Make a Difference -- Resources to Support Dietary Change -- Sustainable Living -- Vinaya: A Modern Buddhist's Guide to Global Consumer Culture -- Personal Planetary Practices -- Endnotes -- Contributors -- Credits -- Copyright Page
Mindfulness in the Marketplace suggests a reorientation of consumers from passive purchasers to aware, responsible citizens who see the dynamic connection between their purchases and their values. The Middle Path of Buddhism is not to avoid all consumption, but to consume mindfully in a manner that protects ourselves and all living systems. This anthology outlines a path of compassionate resistance to global corporatization, and offers a view of getting into right relationship with the Earth. Includes the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Stephen Batchelor, and Joanna Macy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Hunt Badiner, Allan Mindfulness in the Marketplace : Compassionate Responses to Consumerism Berkeley CA : Parallax Press,c2009 9781888375244
主題 Consumption (Economics) -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.;Consumer behavior -- History -- 20th century.;Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.;Sustainable development -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Spiritual life -- Buddhism
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