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Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

Buddhist ethical conduct including the Five Precepts (Pañcasikkhāpada), and Eightfold Ethical Conduct (Aṭṭhasīla).
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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

Postby Sanghamitta » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:04 am

You are once more assuming that I drink. I have not spoken at all about my own habits.
I do know lots of lay Buddhists who do more for the Dhamma than many of us, who have a glass or two. I suppose you could say that constitutes their version of THAT precept. And as they are consenting adults that is fine with me. Why do they do it ? I assume its because they like it.
Cue the " slippery slope " fallacy......... :popcorn:
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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

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