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"love and justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters."
Zen teacher and social activist, angel Kyodo williams, reminds us that societies can change on a massive scale. At one time, slavery was considered an economic necessity, but new ways were found because society could no longer bear it. Angel asks, can today’s society reject individualism on that scale?
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities. Read their conversation in the Winter 2014 issue of Buddhadharma.
Angel Kyodo Williams speaks on climate change, connecting the roots of climate change to racism, white-skin privilege and hegemony, and an economic system that demands the degradation of human beings and the planet.