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Unformatted text preview: Resisted by talking shit about land owners Put pressure on land owners Smashed machines Filled gas tank with mud Put trees on road • Resistance and religion o Sulak sivaraksa, thai activist, social critic, nobel prize nominee o Seeds of peace Buddhist ideas used by him: interdependence between things • What does it mean for individuals and their selves? Using Buddhism to critique capitalism and globalization • Capitolism and budhism are opposite • Capitalism based on greed? • Problems caused by globalization and capitalism in Thai society o Livelihood More people went to mall than to temple o Desires (for?) o Quantitative approach to measuring success Why did people in south (poor, developing countries) still want capitalism? The local elite’s perspective The ordinary peoples perspective...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course HST 106 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '09 term at Oregon State.
- Spring '09