the great rebirth debate

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Re: the great rebirth debate

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Re: the great rebirth debate

Postby lyndon taylor » Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:14 am

honestly tilt, it seems like in this and other threads he's more interested in furthering his own views, than the Buddha's views, hence my question. As I've pointed out before he quotes Buddhist scholars only when they seem to back his arguement, and has little interest in following anything else they say.
18 years ago I made one of the most important decisions of my life and entered a local Cambodian Buddhist Temple as a temple boy and, for only 3 weeks, an actual Therevada Buddhist monk. I am not a scholar, great meditator, or authority on Buddhism, but Buddhism is something I love from the Bottom of my heart. It has taught me sobriety, morality, peace, and very importantly that my suffering is optional, and doesn't have to run my life. I hope to give back what little I can to the Buddhist community, sincerely former monk John

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Re: the great rebirth debate

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Re: the great rebirth debate

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Re: the great rebirth debate

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Tilt me old man have I not stated before, it's not about rebirth or no rebirth
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Re: the great rebirth debate

Postby clw_uk » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:03 am

You mean when ajahn demolished a poition I had nearly 4 years ago? Really relevant :/
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Re: the great rebirth debate

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:15 am

You did not supply the date of this statement. It could be from your very early period. Also, it is not very clearly written, but it does seem to be an improvement over your anti-literal rebirth stance, at least acknowledging literal rebirth is taught in the suttas.

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Re: the great rebirth debate

Postby clw_uk » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:16 am

Page 6, four pages down


Some gems from me on page 5 as well at the bottom
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