| identify aspects of continuity
and change within the belief system;
evaluate the impact of globalisation on the belief
identify the impact of technology on the belief
examine the impact of the belief system on the
wider society at a national and global level.
provides links to works by a leading Buddhist monk,Venerable
P.A. Payutto which deal with society's ills within a Buddhist
framework. There are Buddhist perspectives on other issues such
as globalisation, the constructive use of technology, Buddhism
and the Echocrisis, and a contribution from His Holiness, the
Dalai Lama on Universal Responsibility and the Environment.
On a positive note, there is a article by the well-known Buddhist
writer, Venerable Dr. Sri Dhammananda on Buddhism and the Future.