And speaking of metta

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And speaking of metta

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:46 pm

http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/lak ... orld-peace

Metta in action:

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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: And speaking of metta

Postby reflection » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:11 pm

haha

At least his name beats all those inspiring names of monks & nuns. :tongue:
But not the practice apparently.

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Re: And speaking of metta

Postby Viscid » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:27 pm

Been reading about him, he actually seems like a decent guy but has his issues:

http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 5902.story

His father was Bipolar-- I can see him coming up with the decision to name himself 'Metta World Peace' while experiencing the exhilaration of mania. He may not be able to control himself very well, but he doesn't seem to be a genuine douchebag.
"What holds attention determines action." - William James

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Re: And speaking of metta

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:24 pm

Viscid wrote:Been reading about him, he actually seems like a decent guy but has his issues:

http://www.latimes.com/sports/lakersnow ... 5902.story

His father was Bipolar-- I can see him coming up with the decision to name himself 'Metta World Peace' while experiencing the exhilaration of mania. He may not be able to control himself very well, but he doesn't seem to be a genuine douchebag.
It is an interesting world. I hope the MWP can get pull it together.
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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