Podcast: Buddhism & Training for Happiness

Our “Beer with BMSIS” podcast for August features a conversation with Dr. Ryan Hastings titled Buddhism: Training for Happiness. Although his scientific training is in meteorology, Dr. Hastings describes his lifelong interest in modern Buddhist practice through the lens of interstellar travel. In particular, Ryan points out that long-term strategies for space exploration–taking place over generations of human time–will require much more than scientific prowess, and even modest space exploration endeavors of recent time have shown the importance of human […]

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