DanielW
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Social Media and Right Speech
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In the Buddha's time, people would still have communicated remotely through envoys. Social media is much like writing a letter to someone, except that receiving the information is instantaneous (hence,...

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Depopulation of the World - Buddha's Explanation
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This requires a thorough understanding of what "yakkha" and "amanussa" are, which is difficult to share here. In the sutta's words, "yakkhā vāḷe amanusse ossajjanti..." which may literally read "...

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Secular, Tradition or the pathway of the branches
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The discrepancy between Buddhism and modern society is not the fault of Buddhism. This problem signifies that society is drawing away from reality. Of course, since "Buddhism" is the expression of the ...

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God in Buddhism
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This depends somewhat on how you define "God." The Buddha has been called "devātideva", which means "god of gods." This points out a Buddha's position of superiority among all beings. His decision to ...

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Who judges Karma?
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On the contrary, personal gods are quite the norm in Buddhism, and many of them interact with humans regularly. Read more Buddhist sutras and you may notice this as well. If you drink poison or ...

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How bad is the karma of feeding meat to your children?
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If you can introduce her to vegetarianism and at least not encourage meat consumption, it would be of benefit to you both.

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Seventy Topics - 6*6 = 36 paramitas
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At first glance, this looks like an algebraic expression for practicing the paramitas. If n * m and m * n were distinct, then there would be 72 resulting traits. If there are only 36, that implies ...

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