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vertical line Posted on Aug.28.2007 @ 12:24PM EDT by nothingnob

why is budhism such a negative religion? i mean the traditional budhism not zen.


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Reply from kelvintan
Aug.28.2007
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Hi,

Denouncing unfair critcism of other faiths, the Buddha states: "It is as a man looks up and spits at heaven - the spittle does not soil the heaven, but it come back and defiles his own person."

Buddhism expounds no dogmas that one must blindly believe, no creeds that one must accept on good faith without reasoning, no superstitious rites and ceremonies to be observed , no meaningless sacrifices and penances for one's purification.

Buddhism is not a religion, but a way of life. It is not " a system of faith and worship", owing any allegiance to a supernatural God.

Zen Buddhism is part of traditional Buddhism. Be not negative about it. Find out more for yourself. Not hearsay.

Just sharing

With Metta

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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.28.2007
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vertical line and yet you would tell someone else what to do? how to believe?
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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.28.2007
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or not to....

guess there is noplace to step out of the rain

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Aug.28.2007
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vertical line Which Buddhisms are you talking about? The ones that are religions and ways of life - the ones that involve degrees of faith and worship?
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Reply from boymonk
Aug.28.2007
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vertical line Negative Buddhism would constitute an extreme view, and in Buddhism that's a no no.
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Aug.28.2007
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Quote: "Which Buddhisms are you talking about? The ones that are religions and ways of life - the ones that involve degrees of faith and worship?"
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Hi Rustic,

None of the above.

On Nothingnob to investigate for oneself

Negate One's Thinking. Help Individual Now Grasp Not On Buddhism

With Metta

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Reply from nothingnob
Aug.29.2007
04:58AM EDT 
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vertical line curiosity is inherent in humans, just wondering who u guys are really?
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Aug.29.2007
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Quote: "curiosity is inherent in humans, just wondering who u guys are really?"
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Hi,

 Nature Of The Humans Inquiring Now   Guard Not One's Belief

Those who believe do not think

Those who think do not believe. - Sigmund Freud.

With Metta

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Aug.29.2007
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Quote: "curiosity is inherent in humans, just wondering who u guys are really?"
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 Nature Of The Humans Inquiring Now   Guard Not One's Belief

Those who believe do not think

Those who think do not believe. - Sigmund Freud.

With Metta

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Hey! he's Sigmund Freud !

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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.29.2007
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vertical line Buddha is what you are, all of you.

Good thing I didn't write Jesus, or any of the apostles or saints.
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Aug.29.2007
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HAHAHAHA..............THIS IS GETTING INTERESTING...SO ALL OF U ARE BUDDHAS? AND ME TOO...HAHAHA........

WHAT IF I AM KRISHNA?

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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line been singing..."Om namah Shiva"...do you understand what this means?
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vertical line oh... wanting to know who u "really" are...and who we pretend to be.... 
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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line do you suppose if I have coffee with say... the ideas  dedicated to someone...like... anyone... do you suppose I have coffee with them? do you think is posible? maybe?no...not them...no of course ...not them...never mind
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Aug.29.2007
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Quote: "curiosity is inherent in humans, just wondering who u guys are really?"
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what meaning "are really"?

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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line hahaha...just turned on tv and kids show with letter "U" , short "U" sound.... as in bug, and mug, and  lug, and snug.....   :)
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Reply from boymonk
Aug.29.2007
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vertical line What is the reality of the situation.
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Aug.29.2007
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Know of it. Shine love on it. What would Buddha do?

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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line Your the Man. Get down on it
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Aug.29.2007
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Know of it. Shine love on it. What would Buddha do?

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does't matter what buddha would do

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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line buddha wasn't teaching imitating buddha
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vertical line Buddha Buddha, in the road... why you carry that heavy load?
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Aug.29.2007
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are seeing a load?

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Aug.29.2007
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HAHAHAHA..............THIS IS GETTING INTERESTING...SO ALL OF U ARE BUDDHAS? AND ME TOO...HAHAHA........

WHAT IF I AM KRISHNA?

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We are all different but have the Buddha's nature

Not One's Thumb-print? Have Individual Nature . Good Nature OBuddhahood

Cultivate the good nature of the Buddha

Buddha merely show the way.

With Metta

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Aug.29.2007
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are seeing a load?

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you seeing a Buddha?
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Aug.29.2007
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vertical line Or are you being careful not to see?
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Aug.30.2007
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are seeing a load?

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"Know of it. Shine love on it. What would Buddha do?"

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Aug.30.2007
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vertical line HAHAHA............THANKS FOR THOSE WONDERFUL REPLIES THAT DIDNT MAKE ANY SENSE TO ME...HAHA...BUT THEN ZEN IS ALL SENSIBLE NONSENSE, EH? WELL...HANGING AROUND HERE...PERHAPS I TOO WILL, IN SOME FUTURE LIFE ATTAIN TO 'ZEN'HOOD...HAHAHA 
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are seeing a load?

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uh huh, so? the laundry still needs for some washing. or are you naked all the time?

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Aug.30.2007
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vertical line looking for a hoody this morning..was a bit chilly...
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Aug.30.2007
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Aug.30.2007
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are seeing a load?

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uh huh, so? the laundry still needs for some washing. or are you naked all the time?
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uh huh, so? the laundry still needs for some washing. or are you naked all the time?
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are looking for a reason chriping?

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