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Buddhism Rates Plummet as Result of Warning that Sitting Is the New Smoking

Funny story: Buddhism Rates Plummet as Result of Warning that Sitting Is the New Smoking

The number of practicing Buddhists in the United States has plummeted following issuance of the health alarm first sounded by the Mayo Clinic's Dr. James Levine that "sitting is the new smoking." Buddhism encourages a daily practice of meditation or...

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President Trump Waxes Philosophical Regarding Gun “Control” and Other Matters

Funny story: President Trump Waxes Philosophical Regarding Gun “Control” and Other Matters

In a rare moment of philosophical reflection, United States President Donald Trump shared with a small circle of parents and teachers pushing for stricter gun control laws his deeply considered views on the matter. “What is 'control,' anyway?” que...

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Trump Touts His Buddhism-Informed Platform Emphasizing Greed, Hatred and Delusion

Funny story: Trump Touts His Buddhism-Informed Platform Emphasizing Greed, Hatred and Delusion

In a recent address to North Korean Buddhists, President Trump lauded the Eastern religion which, he says, has greatly informed his presidential platform through its emphasis on the powerful effects of greed, hatred and delusion. As Trump noted, B...

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Dalai Lama Sues Canon Welby: "Middle Way" not Anglican Property

The Dalai Lama may be a man of few possessions™, but he's hoping to get the better of Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby in a very material manner; while also sticking up for the faithful (at least, the right kind of faithful, anyway). Attendi...

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130 Year Old Mongolian Mummified Mummy Not Dead, Just Having a Long Rest

Funny story: 130 Year Old Mongolian Mummified Mummy Not Dead, Just Having a Long Rest

Jaggedone's CIA (Cockroach Infiltration Army) immortal reporter, Wan-Kin-Dik, has just sent this amazing story from a monastery in Mongolia. It seems that after discovering a mummified body of a Buddhist monk, living monks are claiming he is not d...

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Israelis and Palestinians Finally Agree On Something........Unfortunately.

The UN Council, sick of the never ending strife in Israel between the Jews and the Arabs, came up with a novel idea for mediating a lasting truce. They employed Buddhists to act as peacekeepers. The Buddhist faith, probably among the most peaceful of any of the earthly religions, emphasizes tolerance, good will and understanding as its most important virtues. The UN high council members thought...

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President Obummer plays Tiddlywinks with the Dahlia Lama

WHITEWASHINGTON, D. C. -- In an attempt to erode U. S.-Chinese relations, as he has eroded those between the U. S. and most of its allies, President Barack ("B. O.") Obummer met with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Friday, February 21.

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Corporate Buddhism Training Helps Employees Understand that Job Dissatisfaction and Malaise Are Actually Nirvana

Funny story: Corporate Buddhism Training Helps Employees Understand that Job Dissatisfaction and Malaise Are Actually Nirvana

"Mindfulness," a concept with its roots in Buddhism, has become a catch-word in many corporate environments. Benjamin Robinson, President and CEO of the New York City-based marketing firm Market-Based Marketing ("MBM"), has also implemented many othe...

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Buddhist Admits Present Moment Not So Great

Funny story: Buddhist Admits Present Moment Not So Great

After decades of dharma talks, retreats, and solo meditation sittings - the sole aim of which was to fully experience the present moment - Buddhist Ken Foley finally admitted that the present moment was not so great. "I don't regret anything," say...

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The Beginner's Guide Part 2: Ten Things To Know About Religion

Funny story: The Beginner's Guide Part 2: Ten Things To Know About Religion

The second part of our 'Beginners' series looks at the wide, and often confusing, world of religion. From the very dawn of time, man has been seeking the truth's to many of the questions of his own existence. In his quest for knowledge and understanding he often turns to religion. From the all powerful Gods that dictate how this great world was created to codes with which to live ones life b...

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Obama praised for rise in Buddhism

HIS HOLINESS the Dalai Lama received a warm welcome in the White House during his recent visit and applauded the efforts of President Obama in continuing the work originated by his predecessor George W Bush. If current trends are maintained it is...

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Man Endures 10-Hour Bus Ride To Buddhist Temple

Funny story: Man Endures 10-Hour Bus Ride To Buddhist Temple

An Englishman living in the Thai capital of Bangkok has told friends of how he endured a 10-hour coach journey to the far-ff northern outpost of Loei which is situated about six hours from the capital. Yes, that's right. Six hours. Not ten. Th...

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Robert Pattinson Likes Older Women

Funny story: Robert Pattinson Likes Older Women

Twilight luminary Robert Pattinson is very rich. He is very rich because he has earned a lot of money. He has earned a lot of money because he has acted in fillums about sexy star-crossed teen vampires which offer those who don't want to use their imaginations a watered-down and sanitised and dishwater-dull and bastardised version of the Gothic tradition. This, according to commentator Bingo Cashc...

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Spoof Super Heroes Chapter 5: Return of the Black Squirrel

Funny story: Spoof Super Heroes Chapter 5: Return of the Black Squirrel

It wasn't everyday they saw a pirate ship on the Thames, thought Jean Le Fete as he guided the Black Squirrel through yet another bridge. Jesus he thought, I'll bet Buddha didn't have to go through this crap. "Depp! Where the bloody hell is Richards at?" yelled Jean, "We need a guitar solo so we can use the cloaking device, damn near to London now. Look sharp everyone, this isn't a bloody movie...

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Bhutan Monk Arrested

Funny story: Bhutan Monk Arrested

A Buddhist Monk in Bhutan has been arrested for smuggling tobacco into the country. Tobacco based products have been illegal in Bhutan since 2005. Jigm Dorji, a state sponsored Buddhist Monk was found with two kilos of tobacco and was arrested for po...

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Oldest dog in the world discovered in Bangalore, India. He's really a Buddhist monk!

Funny story: Oldest dog in the world discovered in Bangalore, India. He's really a Buddhist monk!

Bangalore Herald, Bangalore, India: An amazing discovery by an ex-pat Brit living in Bangalore has revealed that the oldest living dog on the planet is here and he's quite remarkable too. The ancient canine called Blacky is actually a Buddhist mon...

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Osama now a Buddhist?

Funny story: Osama now a Buddhist?

Trusted sources say that Osama Bin Laden has been spotted this past week 10 miles southwest of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. It has been widely known that there has been wide discontent in the Islamic circle of Bin Laden, leading him to other parts of...

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Dan Brown's 'Young Buddha' Slated for Summer Release

Funny story: Dan Brown's 'Young Buddha' Slated for Summer Release

Having had his way with the history of Catholicism, figuratively and also in the biblical sense, Dan Brown has been sequestered away in his mountain retreat while writing his new novel about the early days of Buddha. Insiders at the Brown camp hin...

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I find when I watch cable news in the morning, I much prefer watching Donald Trump talk with the volume off. Imagine an orange Jabba the Hutt as a talentless mime.
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