Ervin wrote:It's always ok or right to lie, but its not always good.
Seishin wrote:Ervin wrote:It's always ok or right to lie, but its not always good.
This doesn't make sense.
Okay??? I don't know if they are okay. Of course the intention will have a bearing on the consequences, but intention is only one part of the equation.dakini_boi wrote:The 7 nonvirtues of body and speech (killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, lying, harsh, divisive, and idle speech) are actions which generally cause harm to beings. However, according to Mahayana principles, any of these are ok if the sincere intention is to benefit beings.
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