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by plwk
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Official Dhamma Wheel Cat Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 13570

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by plwk
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Official Dhamma Wheel Cat Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 13570

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by plwk
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Official Dhamma Wheel Cat Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 13570

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by plwk
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: On Speaking Ill of the Dead
Replies: 2
Views: 359

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The late Hitchens was no holds barred...
by plwk
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: On Speaking Ill of the Dead
Replies: 2
Views: 359

On Speaking Ill of the Dead

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Would you? And why not? And why yes?
by plwk
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Who are these Devas responsible for creation?
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Who are these Devas responsible for creation?

Right.. I rest my case. Back to you SarathW :focus:
by plwk
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Who are these Devas responsible for creation?
Replies: 21
Views: 1207

Re: Who are these Devas responsible for creation?

And which part of Buddhism is 'scientific' if I may ask?
by plwk
Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: How did you learn to love reading books?
Replies: 62
Views: 2982

Re: How did you learn to love reading books?

So how did you learn to love to read?
It's a threefold thingy for me: an inspiring high school history teacher, did English Literature in college and self empowerment from total dependence on the government of the day and religious teachers.
by plwk
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Desert Island books religious/secular/mixture
Replies: 43
Views: 2156

Re: Desert Island books religious/secular/mixture

What five religious books would you bring to a desert island? 1 2 3 4 5 What five secular fiction books would you bring? The Four Classics & The Bostonians What five secular non-fiction books would you bring? 1 2 3 4 5 What five would you bring if it could be a mixture of the three? 1 2 3 4 5
by plwk
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: POTUS 2016, part 3
Replies: 1891
Views: 102538

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by plwk
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Which beverages do you mostly take?
Replies: 28
Views: 2640

Re: Which beverages do you mostly take?

cāya śaraṇaṃ gacchāmi :mrgreen:
by plwk
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: ‘Why Would You Even Ask Me What My Religion Is?’
Replies: 0
Views: 383

‘Why Would You Even Ask Me What My Religion Is?’

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Muhammad Ali’s namesake son and the boxing legend’s former wife went on MSNBC Monday to discuss what it was like to be stopped at an airport in their own country for no reason they could determine except their religious faith. More here
by plwk
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Tea and coffee at temples
Replies: 16
Views: 1469

Re: Tea and coffee at temples

For three years I lived in a Northern Thai mountain village where it was too high to grow rice and so the main crop was mieng — green tea that's munched like chewing gum with a bit of salt. Despite long and frequent exposure to it, I was never able to acquire a taste for it. To me it's just unbelie...
by plwk
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Witches cast 'mass spell' against Donald Trump
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: Witches cast 'mass spell' against Donald Trump

I don't understand Hindi but from the body language and the atheist getting amused, that was pretty funny. And what was a Hindu guru doing offering to murder someone to begin with??? I found an English language link that gives a full account of this live fiasco and appended in my posting a bit late...
by plwk
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Witches cast 'mass spell' against Donald Trump
Replies: 9
Views: 977

Re: Witches cast 'mass spell' against Donald Trump

I don't understand Hindi but from the body language and the atheist getting amused, that was pretty funny. And what was a Hindu guru doing offering to murder someone to begin with??? I found an English language link that gives a full account of this live fiasco and appended in my posting a bit late...