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(Quote) Nope. I know quite a few married people (friends, relatives, coworkers etc) and none of them married for financial reasons. Are there people out there who marry for money? Sure, but that no l… (View Post)
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)
(Quote) Hmmmm... I believe very firmly in the seperation of church and state. It also seems very much like more and more people are questioning their religious institutions. That said, affliliation w… (View Post)
(Quote) We don't exist in a vacuum -- we are constantly taking in and processing stimuli, some of it unconciously. However, that doesn't mean that all decisions comes down to someone else pulling the… (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)