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Jason · God Emperor · Moderator

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Jason
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  • Re: Buddhist atheism

    One the hand, Buddhism doesn't point to a God but rather at ourselves, asking us to look at our actions and intentions with an eye to training ourselves to think and do what's skillful for the long-t… ((more))
    personDavidkandolobsterShoshinScottPensatcittanandasova
  • Re: Grade A Buddhist Shade

    This is just from Bhikkhu Bodhi's translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. I don't always prefer his translations as I think he often relies too heavily on the commentarial tradition, but his research is… ((more))
    Vimalajāti
  • Re: The struggle for survival

    Yes, of course I think we should. Only social darwinists think otherwise, likely confusing struggle with luck and blaming those who are without for not being fit/smart/industrious enough. To look at … ((more))
    lobsterkando
  • Re: Civil Disobedience

    No, not that I'm aware of. That said, I definitely think that civil disobedience can be part of right action when it's done to confront injustice and harm. The civil rights movement in the US and the… ((more))
    ScottPenpersonkandoherberto
  • Re: The rise of fascism in plain sight

    I think you're right. What's happening here in the US is resembling fascism more and more with each passing day. Our president is emboldening racists and bigots and praising dictators while bashing t… ((more))
    kandoScottPen