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Judy Lief

Judy Lief is the dean of the newly-founded Naropa Institute of Canada and was, from 1980 to 1984, dean of the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, helping to establish the institute as a recognized “contemplative college” of the arts and humanities.

— From December 1987
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Noble Heart

Christians And Buddhists On Compassion

We need to learn how to be decent human beings. That is the basis for what we call “religion.” A decent human society brings about spirituality. It brings about blessings and what could be called the gift of God. This is an extremely simple-minded approach. I’m sorry if I disappoint you, but it is as simple as that.

December 1987
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