Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

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Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby oda123 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:43 am

Recently while watching a movie called Before Sunrise (1995) came across this question. 1 million years ago there are only 5 million people in the world. Currently at least over 6 billion people living. If they don't have past Karma how those existing lives appears?
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Re: Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:48 am

Greetings oda123,

I think that any answer you receive to such a question is going to be incredibly speculative... but I ask you this in return - why did you restrict your population count to just the human population of just one planet in the entire universe?

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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: Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby oda123 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:41 am

Thanks for the answer Thero.

My question in return should be - If there are other planets how come they end up on earth at last instead of rest of the non-find planets? To be a human being has to have heavy loads of good Karma if I'm correct. Other planets I don't think they do have exact quality to born as Humans continuous mode. It's hard a question. But interesting to have a classy discussion.
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Re: Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby Mr Man » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:06 am

Maybe kamma is not individual? Maybe kamma has asexual reproduction? Maybe expansion is a characteristic of life?

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Re: Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby James the Giant » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:12 am

Maybe there are 595 999 999 less ants than there were back then.
There are lots of possible answers. It's useless (but fun) to speculate.
Then,
saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
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Re: Evaluate of Rebirth without Karma?

Postby SarathW » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:01 pm

Hi Oda
It appears to me that you have to learn a lot about Buddhism. Please read attached from chapter 15. There is no short cut to learn Buddhism. I spent all my life learning and I am still learning.
:)

http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/buddh ... gsurw6.pdf
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