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This is not the place where I will talk about the good things that as any average human being I do, precisely because this is the discussion where I write about the negative things I DO seem to do, and which people are more ready to notice than the former.
The fact that one defines oneself as Buddhist seems to put the notion into people's heads that we are expected to fit a certain mould of perfection.
A mould that people from other religious beliefs don't feel compelled to fit themselves, but where they will gladly groove Buddhists in by force.
Buddhists are not supposed to rant, throw tantrums, have bad hair days, be grumpy, dislike certain people.
Give in to some fit, and you slide off the pedestal in a wink.
Never mind that people are blinded to flaws of their own, it's you not fitting the expectations they have formed about you that count.
Same fellow-Buddhists and people who take up Eastern spiritual paths can also be harsh among themselves and point their fingers at the weaker from the herd.
I have seen much perfection imposture and spiritual by-passing in denial down the years.
I agree that our practice is intended to help us become the best version of ourselves that we can be.
But can we still relax and be human?