ML XX – Day 3 – The Conclusion

Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems | Photo: Manuel BauerSession 5 The final session of ML XX began with Roshi Joan Halifax quoting His Holiness from years ago – “Compassion is not a luxury, it is a necessity for human beings to survive.” Moving on to the sole formal presentation of the session, William George of Harvard Business School spoke of compassionate, authentic leadership. […]

ML XX – Day 1

After watching a great first day, I have taken some notes to share with the rest of you out there – enjoy! Session 1 Introductory remarks by Adam Engle, CEO and co-founder of the Mind & Life Institute, kicked off ML XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economics Systems. Rektor Andreas Fischer – the President of […]

ML XX: Ready for Day 1

After an intense day of discussion, the participants of Mind & Life XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems are ready for the opening of the conference tomorrow.  After so many months of preparation, the day has come to share with His Holiness and the audience the research and ideas that have been percolating.  We […]

Mind & Life XX – Live from Switzerland

Hey all,  I know it’s been a long time, but ML XX: Altruism and Compassion in Economics begins tomorrow here in Zurich, Switzerland.  All the participants have arrived.  Some are Mind and Life veterans, including Richie Davidson, Matthieu Ricard, Roshi Joan Halifax and John Dunne; others are all new to our dialogues – Joan Silk, […]