Best rebirth: settling for less than nibbana

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SarathW
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Re: Best rebirth: settling for less than nibbana

Postby SarathW » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:15 am

LXNDR wrote:
SarathW wrote:Re-birth in Africa or in a slum is not a problem as far as you are a human.
I had some encounters with slum kids some years ago and they were very intelligent and were very nice kids.
What is the base of your reasoning?


were they happy, or their parents?


I know many millionaires who's life is pretty miserable.
Dukkha is universal.
it is not limited by geography or wealth.

LXNDR
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Re: Best rebirth: settling for less than nibbana

Postby LXNDR » Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:20 pm

SarathW wrote:
LXNDR wrote:
SarathW wrote:Re-birth in Africa or in a slum is not a problem as far as you are a human.
I had some encounters with slum kids some years ago and they were very intelligent and were very nice kids.
What is the base of your reasoning?


were they happy, or their parents?


I know many millionaires who's life is pretty miserable.
Dukkha is universal.
it is not limited by geography or wealth.


it exists in different amounts

anyway your statement only confirms my point that life in the human realm is suffering, therefore it's a perfect place to develop desire for liberation, not a perfect place to live in, rebirth into it is not a reward but punishment, although with an option to get released on parole
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