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  • @federica said: The Buddha forgave them... Are you saying the Buddha was silly....? I wouldn't say that. Personally I havn't read any stories about Buddha being compassionate to that level of scum but I'm sure they can be found. Buddh…
  • @federica said: Well, opinion is all very well if it is underpinned with some kind of valid sequential >thought-process. What IS accepted across the board that it IS purely and totally conjecture, and has no >verifiable foundation. F…
  • Please - this is just my opinion I want to believe that yes, the child did do something bad in a past life or have some sort of bad aura around them for whatever reason. I always have the good ol' "free will" conversation with my Catholic friend…
  • IMO, seeking validation from anything or anyone will only take you down the wrong path. I have to agree with @federica on this one, if you were truly comfortable in your own skin you wouldn't/shouldn't have those feelings/wants. You seek that vali…
  • Truth be told, I don't know what to believe in anymore.
    in Fake Science Comment by Tigger May 12
  • Does a plant not feel pain?
    in Eating Friends. Comment by Tigger May 8
  • Terrifying, for sure! I used to think my doctor was annoying because he would never prescribe me something unless I absolutely needed it and even then a minimal dose, making me have to go back again and again, if need be. I used to think it was …
    in Fake Science Comment by Tigger May 8
  • Very good advice from everyone here. I think if you look at what's happening in the world today, it's 100% clear that it's the "others" that are not normal, hiding behind their wealth and useless objects while the use of alcohol and drugs becomes…
    in New Perspective Comment by Tigger May 4
  • @techie said: Do most Buddhists then believe that happiness is not a positive state? That it is the absence of pain, ataraxia, a la Epicurus? Cuz that would be fascinating. It would be pretty interesting though....if it were true It's …
  • I would call that beautiful reinforcement!
  • Hello @NewOne, nice to meet you. I hope you find peace here.
  • @Kerome is drunk on happiness Hey, if you're always either happy or balanced, you're doing something right! Does anyone ever experience this little voice in their head when they are trying to be mindful of what they are doing and live in the…
  • @lobster said: I was recently in a dilemma. I wanted to cut hair from long to baldy. However I look very scary to some people. More skinhead than ascetic. So I cut to reasonably short. I know what you mean @lobster, if I shaved my head I …
  • Wow, that's awesome @Hozan. On a side note, I think we have the same blanket (the zebra striped one) So when you take refuge, you recite what you have written? What else goes into it?
  • I'm very happy for you!
  • So @Hozan, how was it?
  • @spiderlily, your story breaks my heart. I'm with @federica on this one and I'm so sorry that you have to go through this. I am almost certain it can't be easy. I can't offer much in this post but it does sound like you need to have a real heart …
  • I actually printed that cheat sheet and keep it in my wallet!
  • Thanks @karasti. I am not too familiar with taking refuge as I wanted to learn a little more about Buddhism before I did, that way I could truly appreciate the ceremony. I didn't know I could take refuge without the precepts, I thought that would …
  • That's why balance and moderation is important with everything. Good things can be taught/installed through using technology but can also hinder growth - there goes the middle path again. If we could use technology to progress without making it co…
  • I agree @karasti and this is and has always been my issue with religion. The teachings are insightful and interesting but when you see the practice from Christians, something that Buddhists hold near and dear, it's lacking something extremely impor…
  • Happy Birthday @yagr, enjoy your day
  • Welcome @Karee! Nice to meet you
  • Great, I look forward to it
  • I don't think I've have ever yearned or longed for God but more something to happen, someone to come and help and yet, I too, did not know what or who that was. As I mentioned in previous posts, when I was young and even until not that long ago I b…
  • I am very happy for you @Hozan!!! What have you prepared? How are you doing this? I'm just curious because this is something I really want to do in the near future. Right now I'm working on my discipline towards the precepts. I don't beat m…
  • Happy Birthday @federica for real now LOL
  • Cake for everyone!!
  • in Funny Stuff Comment by Tigger April 3
  • @federica , we're both Aries! Do you get the same slack for being an Aries that I do? When I tell people I'm an Aries, they're usually like "Oh, really" like it's a bad thing. And Happy early Birthday in case I'm not here tomorrow!!
  • @satcittananda said: Yes. I am level 62! lol! Wow, Im level 46 right now probably wont bump into you unless you slow down or I speed up and if I speed up that's pretty much all I will be doing #addicted2BoomBeach LOL
  • @satcittananda said: twatter, faceache, instagramentalinstitution LOL - love it! boom beach Okay, I forgot, this is my weakness and the only game I play on my phone....problem is that I play this game 100 times a day. I log…
  • Amazing! I did a lot of camping with my parents and my dad taught me a lot. He used to wake me up at 5:00am (on vacation mind you) and take me into the woods on hikes to get wood and exercise. I was also in Cubs and Scouts which taught me how t…
  • I commend you @karasti I don't think I can do that which is too bad because the experience sounds amazing. I would love to go on a retreat like that and live with the wild for a few days - Good on you!
  • I agree and just so you know, I actually do hate cell phones as much as you might. I remember when I used to drive around in my home town and had to stop at a payphone to make a call. If I leave my house to go somewhere and realise I forgot my cel…
  • FYI - those pictures were googled LOL I don't have any handy of mine. Anyway, just saying hello and welcome
  • I went to Wroclaw when I was in Poland last, which was about 8.5 years ago. Very beautiful city. During that visit my family and some friends actually walked 3 days in the mountains (Karkonosze) and logged a couple nights in the mountains. One of …
  • I think I agree with you but we are looking at it slightly differently. I think I'm thinking of extreme situations and you're thinking about life. Let me ask you a question though. What if your car didn't break down but you slid on ice and hit …
  • I agree with @karasti. I can't imagine the entire worl having one leader because of the vast differences in cultures. It could never happen/work.
  • @karasti said: I think in average cases though cell phones pose more danger than the lack of them does. I agree with that. I'm sure that cell phones do pose more of a risk than help but I am looking at it from a common sense perspective.…
  • @karasti, perhaps I exaggerated a bit when I said dangerous since that word is a little strong for what I really meant. I remember the glorious days of no cell phones (I actually miss it). What if your car breaks down in the middle of nowhere? wha…