Facebook & Suffering

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Sam Vara
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Re: Facebook & Suffering

Postby Sam Vara » Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:25 pm

dhp273 wrote:Have you ever seen someone killing themselves in front of you? Would you really say "Of they are just looking for happiness wrongly, that's all..." and walk away?



Who said anything about walking away?

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Mkoll
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Re: Facebook & Suffering

Postby Mkoll » Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:02 pm

dhp273 wrote:I see my friends spending endless kalpas :) on Facebook, unaware of the trap and addiction that it is.


dhp273 wrote:Instead of my friends being fellow acrobats, they are sitting in dark alleys shooting up heroin.


You've talked about your friends going on Facebook and then you say they're shooting up heroin. Which is it? Or is it both?

Those are very different activities, by orders of magnitude. You'd have to provide more details about the situation if you want better advice.
Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi


Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; by non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is an eternal law.
-Dhp 5

sabbe sattā sukhi hontu :smile:

Courage can only be cultivated in the face of fear.


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