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Mad Hatter...

Postby appicchato » Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:13 am

In 'Alice in Wonderland' the mad hatter said to Alice: 'Our words mean what we want them to mean'...
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Re: Mad Hatter...

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:18 am

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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.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Mad Hatter...

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:23 am

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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: Mad Hatter...

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:07 am

or is it our words mean what others want them to mean?
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
With Metta
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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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