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moodle.wolfware STS 302 (651) Summer I, 2011 Resources Unit13 CAMPUS DIRECTORY LIBRARIES MYPACK PORTAL CAMPUS MAP SEARCH NCSU.EDU Unit 13 Buddhist Cultures This unit we explore values inherent in Buddhist societies. First, please read a short introduction to Buddhism, which you find here . Second, please explore a a particular Buddhist culture, the Sherpa culture. The Sherpas live in Nepal in an area called Khumbu, which is located around Mt. Everst and they practise tibetan Buddhism. You might have heard of the Dalai Lama, who is the spiritual leader of all Tibetan Buddhists. Please do the following: 1. read this report on forestry issues in Khumbu (source: http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?
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Unformatted text preview: url_file=/docrep/55408e/55408e02.htm, Nov. 6, 2004) 2. explore this report of a trip to Khumbu put online by students who studied the Sherpa culture with me. Last, please read the following articles of science, technology and Buddhism: 1. A Buddhist look at trends in scientific development (source: http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhism/bs-s12a.htm, Nov. 6, 2004) 2. Bridging the Digital Divide (source: http://crpit.com/confpapers/CRPITV37Kitiyadisai.pdf, Nov. 6, 2004) 3. Buddhism and Bioethics (source: http://www.changesurfer.com/Bud/BudBioEth.html, Nov. 6, 2004) Jump to. .. STS 302 (651) Summer I, 2011 Contemporary Science, Technology and Human Values...
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course STS 302 taught by Professor Nkriesbert during the Summer '08 term at N.C. State.

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