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Spain has played a very minor role in the Middle East. There was no real reason to target them if that's what you're saying that's why it happened to them.
Well historically, Spain was a …
Stop watching the news.
Stop watching television at all if you can.
Don't mindlessly surf the junk that makes up most of the internet.
Seek out the goodness in the world. And there's plenty of it.
But my latest idea is that if I keep working in the (relatively) high paying IT job I have now I cann save more money so retire earlier to spend the rest of my life focusing on my practice for the benefit of all beings.
No, not conditional. However I'm sure they'll assume I'll use it.
Having said that, I have decided to give it to my ex-wife's best friend who has been going through a particularly hard time lately. Her and my ex can have a gir…
You may not realize it but that's a derogatory term or at least is very suggestive of one and it feeds the divisiveness of the Sangha.
As far as I know, "pop" is short for "popular" and suggests a fad or trend. It implies…
To me the foundations of Buddhism are the Triple Gem, the 4 NT, the 5 Precepts, and the Noble Eightfold Path. If one is leaving out major parts of those foundations, then what is it.
I tend to hold this view myself.
@vinlyn who is complaining about anyone's cherry picking in this thread? A bit confused by your cherry picking comment, as I didn't see anyone complaining in either case. But maybe I missed something.
It's a s…
Ok so I guess rushing in and taking that pesky chemo 20 years ago was pointless too right?
i did the same thing 15 years ago
I mean if I'd just WAITED the cancer would…
And just to add so people don't think it's another dig at one of your posts (even though it kind of is because I think it's a ridiculous statement)......
I am living with a non curable, degenerative neurological disease akin to MS. The only reaso…
further i do not believe in medicine to cure any illness
because there is only four elements and changes of elements is inevitable
since we have no patience to wait and see the change, we rush to see doctors
Ok so …
At the risk of sounding like a Devil's advocate - is it the practice that isn't worth it - or the practitioner's effort found lacking?
For my part, whenever I've had the feeling of just giving up and not giving a toss, givi…
If I don't go, I'll end up just walking away and giving up altogether.
@dhammachick -- Wanna bet? Is that before or after you walk away from sneezing?
I'm seriously at a point where I wonder if it's …