Will wrote:Since this verse is often used, without qualification or explanation, as expressing the heart of the Dhamma, I think it is just fine for the majority of mankind to know a good life will result in a good afterlife.Verse 183: Not to do evil, to cultivate merit, to purify one's mind - this is the Teaching of the Buddhas.
I dont see what that has to do with "rebirth"
Also if there is no rebirth, does that mean we would just run around shooting each other? If thats so then its just a business deal "i will do this, if i can get that"
Its also very conceited "I" will do this, so "I" can get that