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by Disciple
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Who are your favourite non-Buddhist philosophers?
Replies: 40
Views: 717

Re: Who are your favourite non-Buddhist philosophers?

Nicolas wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:16 pm
The Stoics: Seneca, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius.
(Similar to Buddhadhamma!)
Same here. :toast:
by Disciple
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Christian Wisdom
Replies: 9
Views: 359

Re: Christian Wisdom

Nice quotes, thank you.
by Disciple
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Sports gambling
Replies: 10
Views: 310

Sports gambling

Hello everyone,
What are your views on sports gambling in regards to sila? Would it be considered unwholesome?
by Disciple
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 28
Views: 1630

Re: Ajahn Brahm

He's the only Dharma teacher I listen to occasionally. With others I tend to fall asleep.
by Disciple
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What would you do if there is no rebirth ?
Replies: 58
Views: 1980

Re: What would you do if there is no rebirth ?

I would continue to live like I am right now. Not much would change.
by Disciple
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: No amount of alcohol is good for you
Replies: 15
Views: 1317

Re: No amount of alcohol is good for you

Manopubbangama wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:55 pm
We at least win the award for "best designated driver" of the religions.

Everyone needs a Buddhist friend.
Serious buddhists dont hang out with drunkards. They are recommended to keep good company.
by Disciple
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: homosexuality
Replies: 16
Views: 1268

Re: homosexuality

I think Theravada is one of the most accepting / tolerant Buddhist schools toward homosexuality. For example, in some Mahayana schools or sutras, certain sex acts are prohibited, which effectively prohibit homosexuality. I strongly doubt the Buddha would have approved of homosexuality unless you ca...
by Disciple
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: How much happy are you?
Replies: 70
Views: 8357

Re: How much happy are you?

Now I think your happiness is related to your knowledge of Buddhism and how you practice it. If you are unhappy (Dukkha) means you do not have a good understanding of Buddhism. For many of us it is not easy to measure the happiness as a percentage. As a guide say your are awake 16 hours and if you ...
by Disciple
Tue May 29, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: professional cuddling
Replies: 29
Views: 1757

Re: professional cuddling

saddest thing ever
by Disciple
Tue May 22, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Harry, Meghan and my Papañca
Replies: 103
Views: 5499

Re: Harry, Meghan and my Papañca

Didn't care much for the wedding but Amal Clooney looked fine as hell. :jawdrop:
by Disciple
Fri May 11, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Greed is an antidote to poverty .
Replies: 146
Views: 4222

Re: Greed is an antidote to poverty .

If I had a dime for every time I'd heard a conservative blame the poor for their own problems, I'd have a sizable sum, Ben Carson is a good example of this BS, Paul Ryan, the list goes on and on. If someone claims they never heard it they're probably a Conservative stretching the truth. And I'd be ...