We should maintain that if an interpretation of any word in any religion leads to disharmony and does not positively further the welfare of the many, then such an interpretation is to be regarded as wrong; that is, against the will of God, or as the working of Satan or Mara.

Buddhadasa Bikkhu, a Thai Buddhist Monk

Monday, August 13, 2012

Worth a Thought

An Al Jazeera news posting entitled, "The cost of Olympic gold," raises the issue of the financial investment involved in winning an Olympics medal, which can be tens of millions of dollars for just one medal.  Only the competitors of nations willing to invest a good deal of wealth in Olympic gold can afford to become top ranked athletes.  It is worth a look and a thought.