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by bpallister
Tue Sep 27, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Venerable Bodhi on War
Replies: 35
Views: 733

Re: Venerable Bodhi on War

Bhikkhu Bodhi is addressing some hard worldly truths and trying to reconcile them. The reason you're able to practice dhamma at all and not all speaking Arabic now and forced to worship some moon deity and his sidekick, is because of vastly superior military and the scientific revolution. Thanissar...
by bpallister
Tue Sep 27, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Venerable Bodhi on War
Replies: 35
Views: 733

Re: Venerable Bodhi on War

I think a Buddhist monk can give general comments but not specific comments about a particular war or the parties involved. Finding who is right and who is wrong in war is difficult. In my opinion in a war, both parties are at fault at a given point. Normally war stops when both parties get tired b...
by bpallister
Tue Sep 27, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Venerable Bodhi on War
Replies: 35
Views: 733

Re: Venerable Bodhi on War

Greetings, I got about half of the way through the article and got bored. Maybe I'll go back to it if the conversation warrants. The people of Ukraine, generally speaking are not Buddhists. (G'day Assaji :hello: ) Therefore what some Californian Buddhist thinks they should or should not do is as ir...
by bpallister
Tue Sep 27, 2022 11:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Venerable Bodhi on War
Replies: 35
Views: 733

Re: Venerable Bodhi on War

Even if bandits were sawing off my limbs....
by bpallister
Wed Sep 14, 2022 12:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Not a single thing
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Not a single thing

AN 1.17: Removing Completely “Monks, I do not see a single thing that prevents ill will from arising like loving kindness. Also, I do not see a single thing, when ill will has arisen, that causes it to be abandoned, like loving kindness. When you attend wisely on the thought of loving kindness, ill ...
by bpallister
Fri Sep 09, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: i have a craving for a woman at the gym
Replies: 24
Views: 634

Re: i have a craving for a woman at the gym

Those seem like drastic measures. i really enjoy going to the gym. i go almost daily.
by bpallister
Fri Sep 09, 2022 1:06 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: What is the karmic consequence of killing your own baby? Where the majority of women in the west are heading?
Replies: 33
Views: 688

Re: What is the karmic consequence of killing your own baby? Where the majority of women in the west are heading?

Meggo wrote: Mon Sep 05, 2022 3:30 pm Pretty sure it is less severe than killing an animal.
surely no worse than eating a hamburger
by bpallister
Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:34 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: i have a craving for a woman at the gym
Replies: 24
Views: 634

Re: i have a craving for a woman at the gym

great advice in here. thank you friends. She was not present today and i was able to work my manly legs relatively free of distracton. :hello:
by bpallister
Thu Sep 08, 2022 12:13 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: i have a craving for a woman at the gym
Replies: 24
Views: 634

Re: i have a craving for a woman at the gym

she was there again today, friends. i stared at her, but only a little.
by bpallister
Wed Sep 07, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: i have a craving for a woman at the gym
Replies: 24
Views: 634

Re: i have a craving for a woman at the gym

SDC wrote: Tue Sep 06, 2022 11:56 pm
bpallister wrote: Tue Sep 06, 2022 11:44 pm i am an incel. i call her my gym wife. her eyes are like two emeralds :heart:
I thought you were going to change from involuntary to voluntary.
one more rejection and i'm there! :)