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vertical line Posted on Oct.10.2012 @ 07:52AM EDT by justin
Today on the bus i saw something which interested me conserning helping.
I saw two students (high school) waiting on a traffic island and as the bus i was on turned the corner there were one large group of students crossing the road.after the large group crossed  One of the two friends began to cross in front of the bus, his friend noticed and casually as you like he instantly reached out and grabbed his mates backpack and pulled him physically back to the safety of the traffic island. His friend looked at his mate (who hafd just helped him and he gave him a friendly shove which was returned and both boys laughe34d and continued the conversation they wefre having. The whole incident lasted 3 seconds! and i know that the one that helped his mate just reacted out of instinct to ensure the safety of his friend, there was no ego teaching here. Just one human assisting another (in reality one helping one).

There was not enough time before or after for an indepth assessment of the reasons for assistance it was just the right thing to do at the time. Is it important whether the helping boy was right? is it important if the other boy was wrong? only Death could tell.

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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.10.2012
07:57AM EDT 
vertical line What a great post.

A spontaneous response in real time.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.10.2012
08:05AM EDT 
vertical line Grabbing my mate justin's backpack and careful not to touch him.
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Reply from *CSEe*
Oct.10.2012
08:54AM EDT 
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In my current understanding of Buddhism NOTHING we can do to help others except for our ownself .........the boy is avoiding his own regret if he fail to help his mate when he is in possition and able to help .......

Thks

CSEe

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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.10.2012
08:57AM EDT 
vertical line If you don't understand the message, it wasn't meant for you.
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Reply from justin
Oct.10.2012
10:26AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Grabbing my mate justin's backpack and careful not to touch him."
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I hesitate to assume, but I think we understand one another mr chip, (does that mean no goodbye?)
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Reply from QuantumZen
Oct.10.2012
11:34AM EDT 
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vertical line This instantaneous response reminded me a story of my life. I was speaking with my good friend. She was upset, so I was comforting her. Then she said "I don't know what awaits me tomorrow" and I responded instantly "Thursday". She smiled and called me stupid. She wasn't sad anymore. :) And all I did was telling the truth.
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Reply from football
Oct.10.2012
12:09PM EDT 
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.10.2012
04:16PM EDT 
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vertical line 'Kind' of helping.
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Reply from esoteric
Oct.10.2012
10:03PM EDT 
vertical line My work is done here.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.11.2012
07:16AM EDT 
vertical line Hello.
This work is never done.
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Reply from nibble
Oct.11.2012
07:04PM EDT 
vertical line Ok, timeout Joe! I`ve just surveyed some old posting and realized, this work is not going anywhere!

Years of posting and not a single success story! How many have gotten enlightened in this forum I ask? Huh?

How many renowned great masters has this forum fostered?? None!! The shocking truth is not a single damn one!

Come an people, you are not trying!

I think we have to become more effective, utilizing all resources, work as a team, get organized.

Things must change, I suggest like Shayne can be responsible for the exorcist/resurrection section, and hmmm, lemme se, Starduster can handle all the delicat tecnicaleties of proper meditation, something that is a rather comprehensible subject so better get esoteric to help him, Lemme see, who else posts here, ah, avisitor can, hmmm, can,.. handle finances! And deliver cool-aid while Joe can nag and now I`m not funny anymore and really should be off to bed, night zzz zzz:)
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Reply from Avisitor
Oct.11.2012
08:46PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Ok, timeout Joe! I`ve just surveyed some old posting and realized, this work is not going anywhere!

Years of posting and not a single success story! How many have gotten enlightened in this forum I ask? Huh?

How many renowned great masters has this forum fostered?? None!! The shocking truth is not a single damn one!

Come an people, you are not trying!

I think we have to become more effective, utilizing all resources, work as a team, get organized.

Things must change, I suggest like Shayne can be responsible for the exorcist/resurrection section, and hmmm, lemme se, Starduster can handle all the delicat tecnicaleties of proper meditation, something that is a rather comprehensible subject so better get esoteric to help him, Lemme see, who else posts here, ah, avisitor can, hmmm, can,.. handle finances! And deliver cool-aid while Joe can nag and now I`m not funny anymore and really should be off to bed, night zzz zzz:)
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Hahaha
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
02:53AM EDT 
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vertical line Our neighborhood is thinking of starting a forum in this format. Neighborhood business, this and that, questions concerns and what not.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.12.2012
06:36AM EDT 
vertical line Walk it, work it.
See it freak it.


//Write it, cut it, save it, paste it
Load it, check it, quick rewrite it
Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it//


hahahaha, Laugh it, LOL IT, don't de-beak it.
Life it, Love it, yay emote it.




FYI IT



Dynamic interplay of pleasure and suffering.

No snafu it.

No credit it.




TILT

¿GAME OVER IT?

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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.12.2012
06:44AM EDT 
vertical line ©®@$$
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
04:34PM EDT 
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vertical line Game over love.
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Reply from nibble
Oct.12.2012
08:26PM EDT 
vertical line Ok, let`s see who we are dealing with here, I`ve made a survey so please all poster follow this link and please try answer as truthfully as you can, thnx.
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Reply from nibble
Oct.12.2012
08:34PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Game over love."
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I`d rather go for love
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
09:25PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Game over love."
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I`d rather go for love
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We'll see.
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Reply from nibble
Oct.12.2012
11:26PM EDT 
vertical line U sound like a girl:)
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
11:31PM EDT 
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vertical line I am god.
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
11:33PM EDT 
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vertical line Good God.
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.12.2012
11:36PM EDT 
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vertical line Mindful, more precisely.
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Reply from nibble
Oct.12.2012
11:44PM EDT 
vertical line Mindful Good God then
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.13.2012
12:24AM EDT 
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vertical line Then only then.
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Reply from so_teh
Oct.13.2012
12:34AM EDT 
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vertical line Helping is free, zero obligations. Limitless being, here and now you are. A beautiful bow to our Universal Way.
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