Time Magazine : The Morality of Mealtime

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Time Magazine : The Morality of Mealtime

Postby Jhana4 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:35 pm

Time Magazine: " Can Eating Meat Ever Be Humane? The Morality of Mealtime" ( 3 pages ):
http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,881 ... 52,00.html
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.

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Re: Time Magazine : The Morality of Mealtime

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:38 pm

Looks like an interesting article, Jhana4. It touches on a subject I have been giving a lot of thought to recently, esp as I am responsible for feeding up to 90 people at a time.
I'll read the article in-depth when I have a few minutes to spare.
Thanks again.

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Re: Time Magazine : The Morality of Mealtime

Postby Jhana4 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:58 pm

Cool.

FWIW, twice a year I donate $50 worth of legumes to a local food bank. They've told that is one of their ideal food donations.
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.

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Re: Time Magazine : The Morality of Mealtime

Postby Ben » Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:31 pm

That's fantastic Jhana4, very commendable.
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725

Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR
Buddhist Life Stories of Australia
e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com


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