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Chinook
Apr 11, 2006

...into the far North we shall take you.



Thank you for the awesome post/thread. I like your distilled definitions of the Eightfold Path.

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Chinook
Apr 11, 2006

...into the far North we shall take you.



Thank you, Paramemetic.

Chinook
Apr 11, 2006

...into the far North we shall take you.



This doesn’t have a lot to do with Buddhism, but I will say that the New Testament specifically releases believers from a lot of the Old Testament rules and that it may help you to to think of the God of the OT as speaking in a language that the Israelites of that era could understand.

Just as the Buddha spoke using many of the cultural norms and religious framing that was prevalent in his environment.

Just my 2 cents! Plenty of good overlap between these two philosophies in any case.

And as always- Take what it useful and throw the rest out.

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