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Hey

Postby clw_uk » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:37 pm

Hey all, names craig, been practising theravada buddhist for just over year now, really glad to have found a forum like this already finding it really helpful and informative :reading:

Metta
Craig :jumping:
The dogmatists have claimed to have found the truth, others say that it cannot be apprehended; the Sceptics continue the search.
Sextus Empiricus

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Re: Hey

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:55 pm

:hello:

Hi, welcome!

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:50 pm

Hi Clw
not long replied to one of your posts hope you enjoy it here
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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Re: Hey

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:55 pm

Welcome Craig!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Hey

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome Craig.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)


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