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Walk to Feed the Hungry ---- Buddhist Global Relief....
« on: September 27, 2015, 08:50:46 am »

Walk to Feed the Hungry ---- Buddhist Global Relief....

Locations around the US, and internationally, Fall 2015...

http://www.buddhistglobalrelief.org/active/Walk2013/Summary.html

Offline Ron-the-Elder

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Re: Walk to Feed the Hungry ---- Buddhist Global Relief....
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2015, 12:29:43 pm »
Whatever happened to the greater wisdom of teaching people to fish?  Seems like a better walk would be for teaching folks skills that are useful in the current environment of employment demand.
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Re: Walk to Feed the Hungry ---- Buddhist Global Relief....
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2015, 01:37:42 pm »
Ron, if you had spent a little time to examine the history and outreach of BGR, you would have figured out that they do that as well.

They are a respectable charity, one among many that don't deserve such criticism.

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Re: Walk to Feed the Hungry ---- Buddhist Global Relief....
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2015, 02:04:38 pm »
Ron, if you had spent a little time to examine the history and outreach of BGR, you would have figured out that they do that as well.

They are a respectable charity, one among many that don't deserve such criticism.

Thanks for pointing that out to me, DK.  I am guilty as charged and did not read the following from the link provided:

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Our projects
BGR projects are designed to provide direct food aid to people afflicted by hunger and malnutrition, to promote ecologically sustainable agriculture, to support the education of girls and women, and to give women an opportunity to start right livelihood projects to support their families. >

My apologies for the oversight.  My original comment was directed at the title of the walk, and out of ignorance of the other activities of the group failed to refrain from using my keyboard in an unfair manner as you pointed out.

The next post you will see from me is  :lipsseald:.
What Makes an Elder? :
A head of gray hairs doesn't mean one's an elder. Advanced in years, one's called an old fool.
But one in whom there is truth, restraint, rectitude, gentleness,self-control, he's called an elder, his impurities disgorged, enlightened.
-Dhammpada, 19, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

 


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