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the Dhamma without rebirth: amoral and what else?

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the Dhamma without rebirth: amoral and what else?

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Re: the Dhamma without rebirth: amoral and what else?

Postby Lazy_eye » Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:03 pm

Nowheat,

Another (and to my mind deeper) argument is that without rebirth, there's no urgent reason to seek total liberation from samsara. If it's just a matter of getting through one's present life, we could just as well learn to manage samsara better, or achieve a higher-quality samsara.

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Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:47 pm

the moral argument is the same one deists make, w/o god there is no morality which is basically no one would be nice unless you threaten to punish them. which is total B.S.
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Werd. :goodpost:

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