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  Posted on Aug.15.2009 @ 09:32AM EDT by chontri

Sakuladayi the Wanderer asked the Buddha:
-What is the past and what is the future?
The Buddha answered:
-Let the past be and forget the future. I will teach you that... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: OH AND WHY DO YOU SIT ON A JURY IN A CAPITAL MURDER CASE?
vertical line Posted on Feb.20.2007 @ 10:34AM EDT by stephen

 

We are instructed not to kill. Yet there are killers. I have a friend who was accused of murder and was released when it was deemed justifiable homicide. His defense was essentially that he happen to be around when someone needed killing. Is that possible? MU


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Reply from whatzen
Feb.20.2007
11:39AM EDT 
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vertical line Nothing is possible.
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Reply from whatzen
Feb.20.2007
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vertical line Nothing is not possible.
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Reply from ZenTurtle
Feb.20.2007
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vertical line There is, of course, self-defense. And there is the defense of others. But to justifiably take another life requires an imminent threat. Vengence is not justice. It just perpetuated more need for this 'justice'.
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Reply from ______
Feb.21.2007
08:06AM EDT 
vertical line Did you sit on the jury which rejected the charge of murder and accepted your friend's plea? Intellectual and philosophical justification for killing/murder - reminiscent of Raskalnikov (means someone cut off from the whole, a man out of communion), who believed himself to be extraordinary (there is always someone ordinary around who needs killing). Did your friend need a defense as an abdication of responsibility in order to escape an external punishment?
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Reply from ______
Feb.21.2007
11:42AM EDT 
vertical line Looking for absolution, absolutely?
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Reply from ______
Feb.21.2007
12:23PM EDT 
vertical line Where's that tongue? Cat must've got it. heheehaw
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Feb.21.2007
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vertical line Cat familiar, ooh yasssslllppp.
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Reply from lehish
Feb.21.2007
01:52PM EDT 
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Quote:  "ooh yasssslllppp."
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hehe

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