Word Association Game

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Re: Word Association Game

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

kindness

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Re: Word Association Game

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

Ravens
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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

London
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.

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

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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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    “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

"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

casino

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Re: Word Association Game

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

royale
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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Re: Word Association Game

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

talismanic
    ...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

"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---
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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

"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
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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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

"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
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Re: Word Association Game

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

prose
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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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

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


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