This article by Jay Garfield, a professor of Buddhist philosophy, discusses the First Noble Truth and its relation to the current pandemic. The article discusses themes such as suffering, impermanence, and interconnectedness. The six perfections of Buddhist philosophy and ethics are described. How each perfection relates to how people should respond to the COVID-19 pandemic is discussed.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Garfield, Jay and The Institute of Art and Ideas, "Beyond Catastrophe" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Doctrine. 42.