Proselyting/evangelizing other paths which includes for example arguing some other path is superior to the Buddhist path is not allowed.
Byrne offers no scientific evidence for the absurd physics behind the law of attraction. But that doesn’t mean her books don’t take advantage of up-to-the-minute science. The problem is, it’s not the science she thinks it is.
tigerh98 wrote:Ok so as a buddhist i should say the law of attraction is not usefull in buddhism?
Lindama wrote:tigerh98 wrote:Ok thx now i dont believe in the law of attraction
Good, Buddhism is not about belief.
Well yeah - As far as I understand from what I've read, negative thoughts like fear are supposed to attract their own (negative) objects in this scenario, so I really don't understand how anyone can benefit from the belief - It's like the thought experiment of asking your mind not to think of a pink elephant On the other hand, anticipating a reaction of mild boredom -rather than of overt suffering- to one's prospective "failure" failure seems to free up a lot of energy that would otherwise have been diverted into crippling anxiety, so I guess it depends on how you 'spin' it.KonchokZoepa wrote:those with negative thoughts can go crazy if they believe in it.
Well if some people find this helpful, then all the betterTheSpirit wrote:I believe that is why they don't focus on the negative but on the positive to attract it..........They don't try to avoid negative thoughts but they just refocus it on the positive thoughts.
undefineable wrote:Well if some people find this helpful, then all the betterTheSpirit wrote:I believe that is why they don't focus on the negative but on the positive to attract it..........They don't try to avoid negative thoughts but they just refocus it on the positive thoughts.
All mental phenomena have mind as their forerunner; they have mind as their chief; they are mind-made. If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness (sukha) follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
Nemo wrote:This system is even better as the marks select themselves from the extremely uncritical New Age cohort. Most it doesn't work for and they drift away. Random chance always gets you a few recruits every time though. The perfect scam that finds the most gullible cohort and sells them an an invisible product.Then blames them if it doesn't work.