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by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)

Yet another study of less well known effects of covid-19: The study examined 100 patients who had recently recovered from COVID-19, 28 of whom required oxygen supplementation and two of whom were put on ventilators. There were preexisting conditions including high blood pressure, asthma and diabetes...
by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus

I will be proven wrong ... :geek: CDC Director says There are More Suicides and Overdoses than COVID Deaths excerpt video: https://youtu.be/b1f3blDy72A entire video: https://buck2020.extendedsession.com/session/dr-robert-redfield/ "priority is to get schools reopened".... "we don't see significant ...
by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

all that is experience or felt grows cold here and ends here without arising again ... he said something like that That is not the buddha talking about nibbana in terms of existence or non-existence. I'm still asking. chownah if u take all expeirnece as existance. then parinibbana is non existance ...
by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

I don't recall ever seeing a sutta where the buddha speaks of existence or non-existence with respect to nibbana. Can anyone bring an explicit text from a sutta showing the buddha speaking that way with respect to nibbana? chownah Not exactly about Nibbana but The Yamaka Sutta speaks about the Tath...
by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

I don't recall ever seeing a sutta where the buddha speaks of existence or non-existence with respect to nibbana. Can anyone bring an explicit text from a sutta showing the buddha speaking that way with respect to nibbana? chownah all that is experience or felt grows cold here and ends here without...
by chownah
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

I don't recall ever seeing a sutta where the buddha speaks of existence or non-existence with respect to nibbana. Can anyone bring an explicit text from a sutta showing the buddha speaking that way with respect to nibbana?

chownah
by chownah
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

SteRo wrote: Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:38 pm
chownah wrote: Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:30 pm The buddha taught that there are two extremes those being existence and non-existence and that the buddha takes the middle path which is dependent origination.
chownah
But there is another sutta in which he affirms existence.
Can you bring a link?
chownah
by chownah
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 651
Views: 8830

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

The buddha taught that there are two extremes those being existence and non-existence and that the buddha takes the middle path which is dependent origination.
chownah
by chownah
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus

The Summar you brought shows Tegnal as saying "IFR of Covid-19 in final account will be 0.1% to 0.5% - “and that is not radically different to what we see with the yearly flu". This really seems like it is misinforming people about the difference between the flu and covid-19. If you want to see wha...
by chownah
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus

No, the standard comparison country for pubic health measures in Sweden is Norway for obvious reasons (similar populations, cultures, diet, etc.) No. The following video, which i think EVERYONE should listen to, refutes the above: Jul 23, 2020 - Swedish Covid-19 chief Anders Tegnell: judge me in a ...
by chownah
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)

I accidently put this in the equanimity for non mask wearers topic so moderator please delete it from there....sorry for the mistake: Anyway: ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; More information about unusual problems which are part of covid-19: As post-COVID heart and brain problems linger, some coronav...
by chownah
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 418
Views: 29763

Re: Coronavirus

You're missing the point.... Suddenly everyone is an expert. We know the USA has false attributed many deaths to Covid. It was the official policy. At a briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, said that the federal government will count the ...
by chownah
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Necessity of the Abhidhamma
Replies: 93
Views: 2258

Re: On the Necessity of the Abhidhamma

chownah I haven't read much of this discussion but I'll comment anyway: If the abhidhamma is necessary then what does this say for the practices of ALL those many many people who lived before the abhidhamma was formulated and made available for study? Were there no arahants before the abhidhamma? W...
by chownah
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Necessity of the Abhidhamma
Replies: 93
Views: 2258

Re: On the Necessity of the Abhidhamma

I haven't read much of this discussion but I'll comment anyway: If the abhidhamma is necessary then what does this say for the practices of ALL those many many people who lived before the abhidhamma was formulated and made available for study? Were there no arahants before the abhidhamma?
chownah
by chownah
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does Buddhism overcome the problem of moral relativism?
Replies: 57
Views: 2074

Re: How does Buddhism overcome the problem of moral relativism?

It is up to the individual to overcome the problem of moral relativism and not the problem of buddhism or of what the buddha taught. Buddhism should proved the individual a way to overcome moral relativism and the scriptures do exactly that with their presentation of right view with effluents and ri...