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Bill Moyers On Faith & Reason

Pema Chodron (#107)

Why does an ancient Eastern spiritual practice appeal to workaholic, frenetic, emailing, fast-talking, fast-typing and overly stressed Americans? Pema Ch?dr?n, whose teachings and writings on meditation have helped make Buddhism accessible to a broad Western audience, talks about how her own spiritual search led her to becoming a Buddhist nun. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Bill Moyers returns to PBS with a seven-part series focused on the hot-button issues of faith and reason. Are fear and violence the inevitable consequence of clashing beliefs, or is a more tolerant world possible? Moyers will explore the ideas of leading thinkers on the relationship between religious fundamentalism and democracy, equality and human rights.

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