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by Disciple
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is Buddhism destructive?
Replies: 23
Views: 500

Re: Is Buddhism destructive?

Japan isn't buddhist? It's one of the most technologically advanced.
by Disciple
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Mantra in Theravada (aside from Buddho)
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: Mantra in Theravada (aside from Buddho)

Mahayana/vajrayana is chock full of them. They have been useful to me and are especially good for those with a busy lifestyle. Not everyone can live like a monk unfortunately.
by Disciple
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Masturbation of sens doors (poll)
Replies: 15
Views: 338

Re: Masturbation of sens doors (poll)

This is a serious question?
by Disciple
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why does Sotappana assure no lower life?
Replies: 25
Views: 972

Re: Why does Sotappana assure no lower life?

How difficult is it to attain stream entry?
by Disciple
Sun May 12, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Gender Equality Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2334

Re: Gender Equality Poll

Choice 1 for obvious reasons
by Disciple
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Self-Defence
Replies: 42
Views: 5301

Re: Self-Defence

How ethical would it be for a Buddhist layperson to carry a knife or gun for self-defense? I'm wondering because not everyone has the privilege of living in a safe environment. Consider these points- Killing is unethical. All environments are unsafe. Are there examples supporting carrying weapons f...
by Disciple
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Self-Defence
Replies: 42
Views: 5301

Re: Self-Defence

How ethical would it be for a Buddhist layperson to carry a knife or gun for self-defense? I'm wondering because not everyone has the privilege of living in a safe environment.
by Disciple
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Americans not having sex has reached a record high
Replies: 12
Views: 918

Re: Americans not having sex has reached a record high

budo wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:14 am
clw_uk wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:40 pm
Perhaps too much time gaming and/or on social media? Japan has an issue with this.
Too much feminism, leftism, and veganism.

They're infertile, low sex drive and the women are overweight femininsts with dyed hair, piercings, tattoos and an alcohol problem.
:lol:

Sadly true.
by Disciple
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Who are your favourite non-Buddhist philosophers?
Replies: 42
Views: 1814

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: 653

Re: Christian Wisdom

Nice quotes, thank you.
by Disciple
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Sports gambling
Replies: 10
Views: 693

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: 2259

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: 2835

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

I would continue to live like I am right now. Not much would change.