Member profiles

jimchampionsmallEpisode 101: Jim Champion, in this latest member profile, talks to us about his background, how he became interested in science and his career as a physics teacher, why he joined the society and what his understanding is of the Middle Way.
barryDanielSmallEpisode 69: Barry Daniel, In this latest member profile, talks to Susan Averbach about his life and background, why he joined the society, what other interests he has and how it has been for him producing the Middle Way Society Podcast.
susanAverbachSmallEpisode 64: Susan Averbach, a rabbi with the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. One of her goals is to work towards integrating Buddhist practice with humanistic Judaism and to promote a more Middle Way perspective.
frankLedwithSmallEpisode 46: Frank Ledwith, in this member profile, talks about his career as a university teacher and lecturer, his interest and involvement with Buddhism, the work of Stephen Batchelor and what the Middle Way means to him.
edCatmullSmallEpisode 32: Ed Catmull. President of Pixar and Disney Animation talks about his new book Creativity Inc., how one sets up the conditions in a work environment so that creativity might flourish, how this relates to the ‘Middle’ and why he joined the society.
ninaDaviesSmallEpisode 28: Nina Davies, in this latest member profile, tells us about growing up in Singapore, her work in social care, the importance of feminism in her life and what made her join the society.
richFlanaganSmallEpisode 17: Rich Flanagan talks to us about why he joined the society, what the Middle Way means to him, how he applies it in his life and work and why he sees that for him there is no conflict in being an atheist and a practitioner of the Middle Way.
robertEllisSmallEpisode 13: Robert M Ellis, the chair of the society on his background, the time he spent as a Buddhist, how he became interested in philosophy, why he developed Middle Way Philosophy, how the society came about and his vision for the future.
EmilieSmallEpisode 10: Emilie Åberg, in this member profile, talks about why she’s studying psychology, her plan to be a horticultural therapist, her views on agnosticism, the Middle Way, integration, the Quakers, dogmatism and awe.
peterGobleSmallEpisode 8: Peter Goble, in this latest member profile, talks about his career in nursing, his experience of living and working in Africa, his work as a Buddhist chaplain, both in prisons and hospices and why he joined the society.
julianSmallEpisode 5: Julian Adkins, in this member profile, talks about his life, why he joined the society and his experiences with the Christian, Buddhist and Atheist traditions. He also talks about his experiences as a ballet dancer, an engineer, a nurse and a CBT therapist.
normaSmithSmallEpisode 2: Norma Smith In the first of a series of member profiles, retired art teacher Norma Smith talks about her life, why she became a member of the society, the middle way, the importance of art in her life, agnosticism, and the power of metaphor.

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