“Integrity and Moral Suffering in Relation to the Climate Catastrophe and Health” with Roshi Joan Halifax. Roshi Joan will speak to some of the psychosocial effects of climate change and the role of moral suffering and integrity as we address health issues related to the climate catastrophe. She will briefly explore four valences of moral suffering, and then unfold some of the deep health issues related to our climate catastrophe. She will also address the role of integrity in shifting out of behaviors of harm to views and behaviors of compassion and care.

This video was recorded during the Mind & Life Institute’s Summer Research Institute 2021 on June 8, 2021.

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD

Upaya Zen Center

Convening Faculty, Fellow

Roshi Joan Halifax is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and pioneer in the field of end-of-life care. She is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Institute and Zen … MORE

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