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Book Release: Forgiveness is Really Strange

We are pleased to inform followers of the DLCC of the publication of Forgiveness is Really Strange by DLCC Honorary Fellow, Marina Cantacuzino and Dr. Masi Noor, with art by Sophie Standing This imaginative comic uses science and real stories to explore key aspects of forgiveness, asking what it means … Continue reading

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Compassion, Spirituality, and Psychopathology

A Global Perspective on the Relation between Compassion, Spirituality, and Psychopathology Connie Svob Columbia University Download PDF There has been a growing interest in the link between spirituality and psychopathology, including increasing evidence that spirituality may be protective against various aspects of mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, … Continue reading

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Conference: Transhumanism

On 3rd-8th April 2017 DLCC Fellow Dr. Dr. Benedikt Göcke has organised a wide ranging conference on the theme of transhumanism. This event will also feature a talk by DLCC Fellow Ralph Weir. Transhumanism is the thesis that we should deploy the means provided by the sciences to change human nature and … Continue reading

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Compassion Talks at Brighton College

As part of a planned Compassion For Schools initiative, Alex Norman, Director DLCC, spent the morning of October 18th with children of various ages at Brighton College, speaking about the ethics of compassion. In his Assembly address, he described how as an infant the Dalai Lama was identified as the … Continue reading

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Compassion and Naturalism

In the run up to HH the Dalai Lama’s second official visit to the DLCC we are publishing short reflections from DLCC Fellows on His Holiness’ previous visit and the aims of the Centre. The following is from philosopher, Dr Dr Benedikt Paul Göcke: There is more to life than … Continue reading

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DLCC Essay Competition 2016

UPDATE: We deeply regret that, following recent medical treatment, the upcoming visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the United Kingdom has been cancelled on doctor’s orders. The committee of the DLCC have determined that the essay competition will go ahead with a new date at which prizes will … Continue reading

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