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by The Thinker
Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:55 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Poll: Belief in rebirth
Replies: 143
Views: 20634

Re: Poll: Belief in rebirth

Spiny Norman wrote I experience knowing as a quality of mind, like a reflexive or innate awareness, not as a separate observer. Sati: Hello, Spiny Norman, I was just pointing out to those that believe in the "i" - "me" , that that "1" is a blank empty sheet, that learns and changes views etc, so ou...
by The Thinker
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Are perversions wrong actions? For example this?
Replies: 31
Views: 3806

Re: Are perversions wrong actions? For example this?

My Dad was in the Navy in the second world war, I do not even try to possibly conceive of the thoughts of generations that are long gone and the very many different perspectives and views from individuals involved in those conflicts, I do not relate to Nationalism anymore, France ,Germany,England, w...
by The Thinker
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Poll: Belief in rebirth
Replies: 143
Views: 20634

Re: Poll: Belief in rebirth

Now this confusion will not exist if one does not believe in psychic events. My thought at the moment is that Moment to moment rebirth in the mental sense is valid, and a solid foundation, I am tempted to use the Anatta teaching on non-self to argue that psychic events are a separate phenomena and ...
by The Thinker
Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Are perversions wrong actions? For example this?
Replies: 31
Views: 3806

Re: Are perversions wrong actions? For example this?

Hi Coleman Hanson,

You appear to be reading too much into other people's words, you appear to be "problem making" in your own mind, just let it go, these thoughts will pass in time, just note them and let them go.
by The Thinker
Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 14
Views: 1793

Re: Hello

Hello :thumbsup:
by The Thinker
Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 9
Views: 1424

Re: Greetings

Hello :thumbsup:
by The Thinker
Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Help: Best book on buddhism you have ever read?
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Help: Best book on buddhism you have ever read?

Hello , hope you can help, I am about to purchase a book from Amazon UK, I am looking at Mindfulness by Joseph Goldstein, and a few of the analayo
titles, also Going Nowhere being nobody by Ayya Kema, can you recommend me any books. Thanks in advance. :namaste:
by The Thinker
Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Victims of Communism
Replies: 231
Views: 25907

Re: Victims of Communism

In my lifetime capitalism has and does control the world order, Communism at least had the decency to die, the broken mathematics and corrupt nature of the capitalist system refuses even the mildest of changes. (power to the few) Billionaire Chinese businessmen taking over football clubs in the UK, ...
by The Thinker
Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Pennsylvania, USA
Replies: 14
Views: 2098

Re: Greetings from Pennsylvania, USA

Hello :thumbsup: