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Modernity and mindfulness

In this video Prof Chris Goto-Jones discusses modernity and mindfulness.

In this video, I discuss modernity and mindfulness, particularly in terms of the work of William James.

Purpose: To evaluate and reflect upon the different meanings and practices of mindfulness in non-Buddhist traditions, and to consider whether we recognize ourselves in them.

Task: Critically examine the construction of mindfulness in various non-Buddhist lineages and sincerely reflect on our level of identity with them in our practice.

Respond: Write a short comment to share with your peers how you feel about your relationship with mindfulness now, and what you feel this says about your identity in the world.

Time: 15 minutes for your comment; 5 minutes each for 2 replies. You can also like other people’s comments.

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Demystifying Mindfulness

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