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Karma: Cause, Effect and the Illusion of Fate

The ancient concept of karma has been interpreted by many cultures around the world. In some, karma is synonymous with destiny. In Buddhism, karma is instead interpreted as a way of overcoming suffering in which we play a part; that our actions affect our conditions.

In 2015, the Rubin hosted a conversation series that examined the repercussions of our actions, with a focus on mankind’s effect on the climate. Personalities from many walks of life stepped on stage at the Rubin to share their views on global warming as well as other implications of karma and fate.