Tag: progress

A Humanistic Philosophy of Life

victory, faith, buddhism, hope, optimism

In Hillary Clinton’s recent review of Henry Kissinger’s latest book, “World Order,” she quotes John F. Kennedy’s observation that peace and progress are “based not on a sudden revolution in human nature but on a gradual evolution in human institutions…a process – a way of solving problems.” I believe that peace and progress are based on […]

A New Definition of Progress

I read an interesting article in my Living Buddhism magazine yesterday that featured a dialogue between SGI President Ikeda and the British historian Arnold Toynbee. The dialogue was an excerpt from the book Choose Life: A Dialogue. In this article Ikeda state’s that “As mankind has made technological progress, its standards of morality have tended to decline,” and […]