Nosta wrote:Sometimes i dont know what buddhists think about some more mystical or "strange" (strange, to western people) concepts, like the existence of siddhis, or other realms of existence.
jcsuperstar wrote:how is any of it strange to the majority of westerners? most of whom i think belong to a religious order that takes literally the existence of miracles, angels, demons, hell, heaven, a zombie saviour, a talking donkey, an ocean in the sky, a world wide flood, that the sun plays no part in the light that is daytime, that stars are just hanging out up there with the clouds and not in space and other such things simply because they are in a book?
and even beyond that we've got daily horoscopes in all major newspapers, telephone psychics, wide spread belief in ghosts, ufos, that sarah palin would actually make a good leader etc etc
Goofaholix wrote:Must be some mighty strange westerners in your neck of the woods.
BlackBird wrote:Goofaholix wrote:Must be some mighty strange westerners in your neck of the woods.
I believe they call 'em Republicans.
Bubbabuddhist wrote:Or maybe I'm just loonie.
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