modernism and materialism

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modernism and materialism

Post by Dhammarakkhito » Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:34 am

...really get on my nerves. whats with this. why do people try every way they can to conform the buddha's teaching to their own viewpoints
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Re: modernism and materialism

Post by Dhammarakkhito » Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:27 am

when scientists say shit like this with like no proof people eat it up but they don't believe the buddha because reasons
"Just as the ocean has a single taste — that of salt — in the same way, this Dhamma-Vinaya has a single taste: that of release."
— Ud 5.5

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http://seeingthroughthenet.net/
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Re: modernism and materialism

Post by binocular » Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:55 am

Sovatthika wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:27 am
when scientists say shit like this with like no proof people eat it up but they don't believe the buddha because reasons
Because the Buddha didn't present a self-image that would be widely socially appealing?
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Re: modernism and materialism

Post by Saengnapha » Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:02 pm

Sovatthika wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:34 am
...really get on my nerves. whats with this. why do people try every way they can to conform the buddha's teaching to their own viewpoints
People do this. Don't you?

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