Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

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Even the water melting from the snow-capped peaks can find its way to the ocean"

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby Dave The Seeker » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:56 am

Everyday problems teach us to have a realistic attitude.
They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
Yet with tremendous potential for joy and fulfillment.
~Lama Surya Das~

If your path teaches you to act and exert yourself correctly and leads to spiritual realizations such as love, compassion and wisdom then obviously it's worthwhile.
~Lama Thubten Yeshe~

One whose mind is freed does not argue with anyone, he does not dispute with anyone. He makes use of the conventional terms of the world without clinging to them
~The Buddha~

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby Dave The Seeker » Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:29 am

Everyday problems teach us to have a realistic attitude.
They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
Yet with tremendous potential for joy and fulfillment.
~Lama Surya Das~

If your path teaches you to act and exert yourself correctly and leads to spiritual realizations such as love, compassion and wisdom then obviously it's worthwhile.
~Lama Thubten Yeshe~

One whose mind is freed does not argue with anyone, he does not dispute with anyone. He makes use of the conventional terms of the world without clinging to them
~The Buddha~

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby ram peswani » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:34 am

Awareness is the God.
We all meet him everyday with a little effort.
Person who dies in his body awareness can either be reborn as
a human beint in better surroundings or can get free from human
rebirth.
So I hope to meet God when I die.

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby florin » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:08 pm

"Bow down to me for I thirst for an infinite ocean of blood, since the innumerable torrents of floods at kalpa's end that terrify all world systems do not even wet the tip of my tongue"

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby Seishin » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:55 am

In Buddhism, we don't see awareness, we become aware through meditative practice. Fulfilling your desires is also not a path in Buddhism. If you have read the four fold path, you would know this. This is why the above is not Buddhism but sounds more like Hinduism.

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby ram peswani » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:14 am

Awareness increases with meditation



Desires are not right if one is following Hinayana/ Therwada path of Budddhism. In Mahayana one has to DESIRE for the benefit of all humanity.


Hinduism/ Buddhism are mere words. What I am writing about is the absolute TRUTH or Dhamma law.

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby Seishin » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:41 am

No according to Buddhism, and this is a Buddhist forum.

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby Illuminaughty » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:47 pm

He seems to conflate religion in general with a specific belief in a creative designer who fabricated the universe. That's not the case though and for religions which don't embrace that theory to begin with the reality of evolution would really do nothing to debunk them.

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby greentara » Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:28 am

Maybe the very strident Richard Dawkins should sit down and have a chat with biblehusbands "For men, not girly men, but real men – men who, after a wonderful steak dinner, would enjoy sitting around the fire at the country club smoking long stogies and, drinking brandy and discussing the issues of the day."

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Re: Richard Dawkins: If I met god when I die

Postby catmoon » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:46 am

Sergeant Schultz knew everything there was to know.


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