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Reading the text carefully, the First Brahma to be born in the plane thought that all other Brahma's who were born after him, was his creation. It was his belief. Since the First Born Brahma was already present when the others were born, those who were born later, also believed that the First Brahma was their creator. Similar to the humans, when a Brahma was ...


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One of the many wrong views in DN1 will explain it, good householder. There are Brahmas, good householder, like here the 'creater' of this BSE-realm, where good householder now dwells. Like parents, he, good householder, would not have taken birth here, as desired, if there are no Gods at first place, giving the possibilities. And even this Sasana has it's &...


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They aren't aligned at all. Nietzsche's critique of Christianity could just as easily be levied against Buddhism. The only reason I think that he tepidly praised Buddhism is because he only understood it as a philosophy, not the soteriological religion that it undoubtably is. For instance - "The Christian faith from the beginning, is sacrifice the ...


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