Watch the video above. The imposing man on the screen was a depiction of the character Big Brother from the book Nineteen-Eighty Four by George Orwell. Mr Orwell also wrote another book called Animal Farm. Ikeda Sensei shared Animal Farm in one of his lectures. You can also read about it here in Quiet Revolution… Read More Nineteen Eighty Four
I understand and accept that there are problems with the organisation. But that does not mean that we should go and broadcast it in the internet. Say, you knew that your father did something not right. Are you going to tell the whole world about it? This will definitely affect our members and create doubts… Read More The ‘untouchables’ in SGM
The big question on this Chinese New Year: To resign or not to resign. It was brought on by the mass resignation initiative by Daylight and many have debated over the questions, whether it is wise to do so. And what we can do if we don’t resign. Many have misgivings about resigning. We are certainly… Read More Life after resignation
The effects are… One – No time for dialogue and personal fostering These situations are familiar and if we look closer, you will certainly find it. This is also the reason that many leaders today reject appointments to more central positions. They knew that the responsibilities is inhuman. Also, almost all Chiefs violate the guidance… Read More Chief problems in SGM – Part 2
Serious allegations are flying around the social media about corruption and misconduct of Soka Gakkai top executives in Japan, even demanding the resignation of SGI President Harada. There are photos of hundreds of demonstrators outside the Hall of Great Vow with large banners, as well as a youtube video of an hour long press conference by three… Read More An ugly storm brewing in Soka Gakkai – Japan
Congratulations on your new appointment as the YMD Chief! Honestly speaking, this is really a tough job, particularly at this juncture in time, where SGM is going through some rough patches. We don’t envy you. We salute and respect you for having the balls to take up this position. This is sincere praise, not sarcasm… Read More A love letter to the New YMD Chief
Dear Mr Tan Kiang Howe I don’t know you personally. But did hear a lot of things about you recently, both good and not so good things. People say you were a kofu pioneer in Johor. Through sheer dedication, you have built SGM Johor into what it is today. There is truth, I believe, in… Read More Open letter to Ex Johor Region Chief
In September 2016 Cosmic – GD Koh wrote in the editorial – …Thus, the SGI is an incredible organization that accords with the Buddha’s intent and decree. So vital is our organization that President Toda once said, ‘The Soka Gakkai organization is more precious than my life!’ Therefore, no matter what happens, we must never… Read More NBA – Friend or Enemy?