There is Nothing to Fix

William B. Turner
3 min readJun 16, 2021
A Tree

Some aspects of Buddhism can sound horribly callous and cruel on their face. A strict reading of Buddhism and karma suggests that babies who die of brain cancer brought that karma with them from a previous lifetime. Why that is any more callous and cruel than any other explanation is not at all clear. Robina Courtin says she did not have to learn to be angry. She brought anger with her from a previous lifetime and was angry from as early as she…

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.