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Will
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For Those Who Know

Postby Will » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:54 pm

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A man should not judge a man, for he harms himself very quickly, that man who judges a man.
Only I or someone like me can assess a man.
Buddha in the Surangamasamadhi Sutra

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Re: For Those Who Know

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:41 pm

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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Re: For Those Who Know

Postby genkaku » Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:27 pm

:smile:

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Re: For Those Who Know

Postby dumb bonbu » Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:27 pm

lol, where'd you find it Will if you don't mind me asking? :clap:
Monks, even if bandits were to carve you up savagely, limb by limb, with a two-handled saw, he among you who let his heart get angered even at that would not be doing my bidding.
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Re: For Those Who Know

Postby Will » Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:34 pm

dumb bonbu wrote:lol, where'd you find it Will if you don't mind me asking? :clap:


scroll down a little - http://www.bsangha.net/index.php?p=news
A man should not judge a man, for he harms himself very quickly, that man who judges a man.
Only I or someone like me can assess a man.
Buddha in the Surangamasamadhi Sutra


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