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Good news: State of Minnesota files human rights grievance against Minneapolis police department to "root out systemic racism". https://www.denverpost.com/2020/06/02/minnesota-civil-rights-… (View Post)
(Quote) OP, how would anyone know you don't believe in karma or rebirth? No one ever asked in the sanghas I've been in. I suppose it depends on the sangha; if you end up in a more cultic one that's m… (View Post)
(Quote) These are some very good points. Each one could spin off a new thread of its own. I think the precept against music (#7, I think) was a result of the sensual music of the Buddha's time, accom… (View Post)
(Quote) I think the OP's point is, that some people aren't drawn to those behaviors anyway; the urge simply doesn't arise for them, ever. So in view of that, what kind of precepts can they take, that… (View Post)