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  • Re: Are we living in a computer simulation?

    I think maybe someone is a little too techie.

    federicaShoshindhammachickkarasti
  • Re: Is everyone here an atheist?

    I see.

    karasti
  • Re: Is everyone here an atheist?

    @silver said:
    I'm less worried about doing/saying right or wrong - been happening slowly but surely as life goes on. I don't know if I still say I believe in Jesus Christ because believing was and is a comfort - maybe just kidding myself. More and more, I believe less and less in a big guy in the sky but maybe I best say Yes in case the Big Kahuna's listening.
    o:)

    Well, it's always possible to believe in Jesus as a philospher!

    One day in Thailand I saw quite a few Thais worshiping in front of a Hindu statue, and I asked a friend why Buddhists would do that. He literally said, "You never know. We could be wrong. So we shouldn't take any chances."

    silverdhammachickKerome
  • Re: Is everyone here an atheist?

    @genkaku said:
    If I said yes, I would be in the same trouble I would be if I said no.

    All things considered, I think I'd rather play bingo.

    Ah, so you're Catholic! ;)

    lobstersilverkarastiLincyagr
  • Re: Intention doesn't matter when meditating

    @federica said:

    @grackle said:
    Who has told you that you are doing your life wrong?

    I've been told that by a few R.Catholic friends. That I'm steering in the wrong direction. One even told me that even though I professed to not believe in God, and said I was Buddhist, God saw my goodness and Kind intentions, and that they were manifest of His goodness and Compassion. In other words, I only THOUGHT I was Buddhist. In fact, I am Christian because God loves me, and he directs my actions.

    I felt like decking her with a right uppercut then asking her how God's punch felt.

    But I didn't.
    I guess that was God, too. :angry:

    That's not half as bad as the Mormons who now baptize AFTER death and without consent. Would you believe the Mormons baptized the long dead Dean Martin?

    lobster