The Monk in the Lab. The Dalai Lama’s belief that humans can curb dangerous impulses is basend not only on spiritual practice and Buddhist teachings, but also on the work of scientists. By Tenzin Gyatso (the 14th Dalai Lama). [New York Times: Opinion]
The implications of all this are clear: the world today needs citizens and leaders who can work toward ensuring stability and engage in dialogue with the “enemy” — no matter what kind of aggression or assault they may have endured.
It’s worth noting that these methods are not just useful, but inexpensive. You don’t need a drug or an injection. You don’t have to become a Buddhist, or adopt any particular religious faith. Everybody has the potential to lead a peaceful, meaningful life.

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