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    It takes a while for a new magazine to find its voice. How sad that Tricycle's is maturing with the rasp of a feminist tract.George Fradin Ann Arbor, Michigan More »
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    Letters to the Editor Winter 2002 Paid Member

    A Body of PraiseIn the more than ten years I have subscribed to Tricycle, I can’t remember a more engaging issue than the last (Fall 2002). I have often wondered why Tricycle has never addressed in depth the importance of a healthy physical body in nurturing and supporting a meditative practice. Your special section, “The Body: Vehicle for Awakening,” is superb. I can hardly wait to share the edifying articles with my personal training clients, whom I encourage to practice not only physical fitness but a meditative discipline as well. Thanks so much for creating an outstanding, helpful magazine. —Clark Elliott, Santa Fe, New Mexico More »
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    Letters, Spring 2008 Paid Member

    FORGETTING THE FREAKS Andrew Goodwin’s review of Christopher Hitchens’s God Is Not Great (Fall 2007) is slanted and confused. Although Goodwin applauds the book (except where it applies to Buddhism), he uses the review as a podium from which to preach his own hostile view of theism and religion, two separate if overlapping categories he regularly confuses. The theism that Goodwin assaults posits a straw god constructed of crude anthropomorphic parts, an unworthy figure for a� More »
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    Letters to the Editor Fall 2006 Paid Member

    FAST AND LOOSE WITH THE CANON? In his recent column (“What’s the Opposite of Jealousy?” Summer 2006), Jorge Ferrer indicated that unwholesome states such as jealousy and anger in someone opposing a partner’s promiscuity show a lack of Buddhist principles. Truly, according to the Buddha, even if someone is brutally murdering you, you should dwell in lovingkindness toward him (Majjhima Nikaya 21). However, that doesn’t make his actions acceptable. One may lovingly tell the philandering partner, “I love you deeply and I feel happy for you as you enjoy pleasures with others. But I seek monogamy, and therefore, goodbye.” More »