In this interview, Michael Stone and Pat Smith discuss the precept of non-harming as it applies to the issue of abortion.
Excerpted from a longer interview; part of Centre of Gravity’s Precepts Online Study Course.
Pat Smith is a physician who has worked as an abortion provider for the past 20 years. She has had a meditation practice for many years and is particularly interested in Buddhist ethics as it applies to her work and the integration of ethical life with the demands and expectations of work, family and relationships.
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Editor: Kate Bartolotta