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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: NIHIL
vertical line Posted on Apr.12.2008 @ 12:57PM EDT by A_Pict
"If in everyday life, you are asked about continued existence after
death by one of those people who would like to know everything but
refuse to learn anything, the most appropriate and approximately correct
answer is: 'After your death you will be what you were before your
birth.' For this answer implies that it is preposterous to demand that a
species of existence which had a beginning should not have an end; in
addition, however, it contains a hint that there may be two kinds of
existence and, correspondingly, two kinds of nothingness."
-Arthur Schopenhauer


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Reply from 9999999
Apr.12.2008
01:40PM EDT 
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vertical line before "birth" and after "death"


that prevails now
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Reply from ______
Apr.12.2008
01:51PM EDT 
vertical line Life is risky, death has no risk.  Do you think a child in the womb would understand what you are trying to talk about? Could you explain that the child's perfectly comfortable life where everything is provided, where all needs are fulfilled isn't the end when it's time to be born?  How would you explain to the womb that the child has has not died?  The ego is like an egg - you have to come out of it. 


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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.12.2008
02:39PM EDT 
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vertical line I can't even read. What?
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Reply from lehish
Apr.12.2008
05:01PM EDT 
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"After your death you will be what you were before your
birth."

nerver was 'before-after'

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Reply from 77 zen ror
Apr.12.2008
06:17PM EDT 
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vertical line Look at all your karma now. Thats whats you well ever be. There is no end. You well pick new persent. You well live a new life. Do right by the 8 fold path, 4 nolbe turth. Your life will be awaken to a new and compassete life. Like a butterfile so free.
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Reply from lehish
Apr.12.2008
06:22PM EDT 
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Quote: "Look at all your karma now."

no thing to reflect 

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Reply from 77 zen ror
Apr.12.2008
08:14PM EDT 
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vertical line Then you are living a pure life of love and understanding.
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Reply from Snibbler
Apr.12.2008
08:37PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Life is risky, death has no risk.  Do you think a child in the womb would understand what you are trying to talk about? Could you explain that the child's perfectly comfortable life where everything is provided, where all needs are fulfilled isn't the end when it's time to be born?  How would you explain to the womb that the child has has not died?  The ego is like an egg - you have to come out of it. 


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Huh?..:)
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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.13.2008
12:32AM EDT 
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vertical line Just say the word "womb" and I go into my "room". Don't think ya know this one. No, just advice.
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Reply from ______
Apr.13.2008
09:41AM EDT 
vertical line Huh uh-huh?  nnnnmphy dos?  Nice rictus.  But nobody cares, remember?  
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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.13.2008
10:37AM EDT 
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vertical line Rictus? Ah, tanks.
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Reply from catalyst8
Apr.16.2008
02:00AM EDT 
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'After your death you will be what you were before your
birth.'

I really like this answer!

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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.16.2008
09:59AM EDT 
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vertical line It was a lie.
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Reply from Snibbler
Apr.16.2008
02:16PM EDT 
vertical line And besides, Southpark already did it!! (Stan has to answer cancer sick boy what happens when he dies..)
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