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Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby Kenshou » Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:25 pm

Incalculable aeon, innit?

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby Virgo » Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:55 pm

Tilt, just ignore the perfectly logical and scriptually based (yes, I quoted scripture which is as clear as day on the subject-- see my conversation with Retro just a few posts back from here about it) argument that I made, no problem....

You can continue to do that for as long as you like. I don't mind.

I'll say it again-- I quoted scripture.

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:01 pm

Greetings Virgo,

Your above post is just unfounded papanca (edit: well actually two posts above, since you've posted again) - another grandiose set of putthujana "what ifs" and conjecture, not rooted in the Buddha's teaching.

You're welcome to believe your own reasoning of course, no one here will deny you that right, but if you're going to say "According to Theravada..." and expect anyone here to take you seriously, when you offer nothing but unfounded papanca, you should not be overly surprised when they don't. Mahayanists have a long history of trying to tell Theravada what it is.

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:14 pm

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby Virgo » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:15 pm

At this point, the moderation still can't even admit that I supported my argument with scripture and just continue to say I have not yet. I refer people back to my previous posts concerning the quotations about Chief Disciples having to practice the Ten Perfections for so many aeons and so forth... And yes, it is absolutely logical to deduce what I did from it. You cannot logically refute what I said about it's implications, you can only say "it is opinion". It is logic that is clear as day. You have not even approached refuting it logically. Why do I waste my time?

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:16 pm

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby Virgo » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:23 pm

My aplogies. Tiltbilling has finally admitted that I have a quoted texts.

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Many lifetimes of paramita development needed to be aryan?

Postby Virgo » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:32 pm

I quoted only one text. So what? It supported my position perfectly. This is getting ridiculous. I am under attack only because I favor the Theravada Abhidhamma and Commentaries over only following the Suttas. This kind of activity is really getting ugly on your part.*

Your referring to all the moderation involved in any substantial way with this thread.

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