Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

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Re: Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:41 pm

Greetings Ron,

Yes, I understand where you're coming from. I admit my preference is to analyse the world and its ways using the definitions of loka the Buddha provided, rather than in more conventional terms... but sometimes using conventional frames of reference can get the message across, albeit in a conventional way.

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Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

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Re: Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

Postby Vepacitta » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:27 am

Huzzah for plain speech!

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