In this post, I will share how I would describe the problems we face collectively as a species and on this planet, largely based on my training at the Monastic Academy.
At the Monastic Academy, we are trying to create trustworthy leaders. That is the goal of our residential training program.
The longer I train in monasteries, the more I become interested in monasteries as social institutions, and in aspects that are incidental to their purpose. This includes the social, political, economic, technological, and historical dimensions of monasteries.
Today, I am taking Bodhisattva vows.
We face three major threats to life on Earth: nuclear weapons, global warming, and artificial intelligence.