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The atheist in question was misinterprating suffering as being the Really Big Bad Stuff when in reality it also includes a lot of day to day annoyances, stress, etc. I have many things in my life tha… (View Post)
I don't find Buddhism pessimistic at all. The fact that every one experiences negative stressful things in their lives is obvious -- it's the way life is, and that's easily observable. The fact that … (View Post)
Steampunk, lolita fashion, doll collecting, reading reading and more reading. I play Irish music on the tenor banjo and flute, but with everything else that's been going on, I am admittedly out of pr… (View Post)
Yes, though I don't really discuss it with them much--I tend to be rather private about things like that. I mentioned that I was considering becoming a vegetarian due to reading Buddhist teachings. T… (View Post)