Secretly, I’m always hoping that the articles in Inquiring Mind will stir people up and generate some feisty letters to the editor. So after our fall issue on freedom came and went, eliciting only a measured response from readers, I remarked to my coeditor, “Hey Wes, maybe it’s time for an issue on sex?” “Why just sex?” he laughed. “How about sex, money and power?” Alan, our publisher, agreed, “Yeah, I think it’s time to take on ‘the tough stuff.’”
Interview with Ajahn Amaro: The Bottom Line—Dharma in Line with the Dharma
Perhaps no one can truly understand money, power and sex until trying to give them up completely. So we begin our exploration of “the tough stuff” by turning to Ajahn Amaro and asking him to explain the monastic approach to these worldly matters.