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  • KeromeKerome Love, love is mystery The Continent Veteran

    Another way to fleece the faithful?

  • ScottPenScottPen Maryland Veteran

    I coincidentally saw the ad on one of their pages which was talking about Dana. Of course.

  • federicafederica seeker of the clear blue sky Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator
  • personperson Don't believe everything you think 'Merica! Veteran
    edited June 16

    I think the devil has to be in the details. There isn't anything inherently unethical about running a business. Credit Unions are generally more concerned about their members than traditional banks. To me, if done right, which by the looks of @federica 's post it may not be, is probably a positive addition to the material world.

    ETA: my reading of fed's article is that the Shambala credit union was tangled up in fraud as a victim in part of one criminal's activity and not a perpetrator.

  • JasonJason God Emperor Arrakis Moderator

    Capitalism ruins everything, even spirituality.

    federica
  • lobsterlobster Veteran
    edited June 16

    I do not know how to process this

    With a spreadsheet perhaps. :p I wonder if they offer special loan rates if I want to buy a lama? o:)

    Come to think of it ... 🤔 All the imaginary lamas, Buddhas and Bodhisattvas I keep in a cupboard are dead and Free. 🤫
    http://www.wellhappypeaceful.com/buddhist-banking/

    I hear Jesus Saves ... 😇
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_banking

  • federicafederica seeker of the clear blue sky Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    @lobster said:

    I do not know how to process this

    With a spreadsheet perhaps. :p I wonder if they offer special loan rates if I want to buy a lama? o:)

    Come to think of it 🤔 All the imaginary lamas, Buddhas and Bodhisattvas I keep in a cupboard are dead and Free. 🤫
    http://www.wellhappypeaceful.com/buddhist-banking/

    I hear Jesus Saves ... 😇
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_banking

    But Moses invests....

    Kundo
  • lobsterlobster Veteran

    ... and Buddha begs ;)

  • ShoshinShoshin No one in particular Nowhere Special Veteran

    ...your pardon ;)

    lobster
  • seeker242seeker242 Zen Florida, USA Veteran
    edited June 16

    serves the national and international Shambhala sangha including: Shambhala Centers, Shambhala Training, Naropa University, all the various organizations associated with the founder, their employees and family members

    I don't see a problem. Credit unions are not-for profit organizations, unlike banks. Credit unions are not for making money. If you want to make money, you open a bank, not a credit union. Naropa University is way better off keeping their funds with their own organization's credit union then they ever would be with any bank.

    personlobsterkandoKerome
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