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Re: Like function?

Post by Aloka » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:59 pm

My honest opinion (which may not be popular), is that thumbs up and down for"like' and 'don't like' - or the words, or hearts, or whatever - in topics on a Buddhist discussion site looks inappropriate and rather juvenile.


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Re: Like function?

Post by Sam Vara » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:01 pm

Aloka wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:59 pm
My honest opinion (which may not be popular), is that thumbs up and down for"like' and 'don't like' -or hearts, or whatever - in topics on a Buddhist discussion site looks inappropriate and rather juvenile.


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Re: Like function?

Post by bodom » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:11 pm

Maybe an equanmity button would be better. :jumping:

As Buddhist meditators we are striving to give up our "likes and dislikes."

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

- Upasika Kee Nanayan

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Re: Like function?

Post by ieee23 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:21 pm

IMHO the nice thing about weboards is that they are not Facebook and not reddit. I think the ability to vote on comments encourages all sorts of regressive thinking and takes attention from what is communicated.
Whatever a bhikkhu frequently thinks and ponders upon, that will become the inclination of his mind. - MN 19

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Re: Like function?

Post by Mkoll » Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:58 pm

OK, sounds like there's no "like" for the "like" function.

:lol:
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Re: Like function?

Post by DNS » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:01 pm

Best Dhamma talk by Bill Maher ever :tongue:


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Re: Like function?

Post by mikenz66 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:34 pm

Mkoll wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:58 pm
OK, sounds like there's no "like" for the "like" function.

:lol:

:lol:

I'm not clear that it makes much difference in practice. It just leads to different behaviours. On boards like this, with no like function people post short messages saying "I agree", or "Good post". On boards with like functions, such posts are redundant, and people just use the like button.

Mike

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Re: Like function?

Post by Mkoll » Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:31 am

DNS wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:01 pm
Best Dhamma talk by Bill Maher ever :tongue:
Not a Dhamma talk and totally unrelated but Maher knocked it out of the park in his ending segment last Friday.

Warning: foul language and if you're a Trump supporter you will not like it

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Re: Like function?

Post by Dinsdale » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:19 am

I prefer :goodpost:
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Re: Like function?

Post by Dinsdale » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:20 am

bodom wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:11 pm
As Buddhist meditators we are striving to give up our "likes and dislikes."
:goodpost:

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Buddha save me from new-agers!

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