The starting point is
overcoming ignorance. That’s where the Buddha said we should start. We have to
make it part of our daily discipline to become better informed about the world
we live in. We need to be able to distinguish between truth and falsity such as
misinformation from our governments and from mainstream news media. We also have
to learn to deal steadfastly and intelligently with suffering.
- Richard Reoch, "The Path of