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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.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"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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"We should not congratulate someone on the success of their misdeeds, but on the contrary should endeavour to advise him or her to lead a more skilful and wholesome life. If such advice is ignored then we can only give up and let go" - Phra Panyapatipo

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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!
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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