Tuesday, January 29, 2013

How Does Captain America Feel About Gay Marriage?

How Does Captain America Feel About Gay Marriage?

Chris Evans is Captain America. In real life, his brother is gay. He's not ashamed of his brother. But he is ashamed of America. When the guy who literally wears the American flag on his sleeve is ashamed of his own country, it's time for things to change.

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

The mind is like the wick of a lamp illumined only through its own radiance.
- Milarepa, "Drinking the Mountain Stream"

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma January 29, 2013

Understanding and Respect

Learning about other faiths helps us to understand, and to live side by side with, differing views and belief systems. To remain in one tradition without absorbing the benefits of the others seems disrespectful to the gifts that the Buddha passed down to us. Only through mutual understanding and respect can we successfully implement what the Buddha taught.
- Scott Hunt, “Scott Hunt’s Seaworthy Dream In Two Parts”
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