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  "But," asked Vaccha persistently, "when one who has this emancipation of mind
(freed from self) dies, where does he go, where is he reborn?
The Buddha replied:
"The word 'reborn' does not fit the case."
"Then he is not reborn?"
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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: THE NEED TO PARTAKE IN IDLE AND UNESSENTIAL CONVERSATION
vertical line Posted on Mar.17.2013 @ 03:40PM EDT by Rickytone
The need to partake in idle and unessential conversation becomes logical if one is to interact with some members of modern society. It seems ultimately useless to communicate at all less a beneficial end is attained yet events rarely develop where a need to speak is caused by the need for insight in the average environment of experience. The topic for discussion then is: If zen is the soup is conversation the can opener and the mind the can?
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Reply from leoj99
Mar.17.2013
05:32PM EDT 
vertical line Well Zen is not a soup. So it is not canned. And it is not mind either..
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Reply from Rickytone
Mar.17.2013
05:44PM EDT 
vertical line indeed even soup is not soup but a collection ingredients label thus and a can is merely a material formed in a way that provides a function and in the case of the can the function being containment so given these elaborations
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Reply from football
Mar.22.2013
02:34PM EDT 
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vertical line You're like a closed box Rickytone but I like you.
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