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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Aloka » Mon May 11, 2009 10:01 am

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Dhammanando » Mon May 11, 2009 1:16 pm

Ravens
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Aloka » Mon May 11, 2009 2:11 pm

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Cittasanto » Mon May 11, 2009 2:22 pm

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This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Mon May 11, 2009 7:41 pm

Why "RAVENS" from "kindness?"
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby cooran » Mon May 11, 2009 8:30 pm

Bridge
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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Dhammanando » Mon May 11, 2009 8:52 pm

Hi Tilt,

tiltbillings wrote:Why "RAVENS" from "kindness?"


Since at least the 15th century the collective noun for ravens has been an “unkindness.” But that seems an unjustified slur on ravens, so I’m redressing the balance.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_co ... _for_birds

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    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Mon May 11, 2009 9:15 pm

Since at least the 15th century the collective noun for ravens has been an “unkindness.” But that seems an unjustified slur on ravens, so I’m redressing the balance.
How delightfully acrane of you.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Cittasanto » Mon May 11, 2009 10:37 pm

cards
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Aloka » Mon May 11, 2009 10:51 pm

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby retrofuturist » Mon May 11, 2009 11:47 pm

royale
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby Dhammanando » Tue May 12, 2009 12:03 am

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    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Tue May 12, 2009 12:16 am

sigil
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby cooran » Tue May 12, 2009 5:30 am

magic
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Tue May 12, 2009 5:38 am

dryads
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 5:43 am

Druids
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Tue May 12, 2009 5:49 am

bards
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby cooran » Tue May 12, 2009 5:51 am

poetry
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 5:52 am

prose
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: Word Association Game

Postby tiltbillings » Tue May 12, 2009 5:57 am

- and -
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson


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