[Buddha-l] Re: Can an Air Force cadet have Buddha nature?

Dan Lusthaus dlusthau at mailer.fsu.edu
Wed May 18 13:41:03 MDT 2005

> As a Buddhist who---as encouraged in the Shin tradition---eats meat, I
> think that we should eschew the stereotype that Buddhists, whom I
> honor, are all vegetarians, whom I also honor vegetarians.
> What am I eel-wriggling out of here?

As a vegetarian for over 35 years, I offer saddened compassion for you, the
viparyasa of the Shin tradition, and especially the sentient beings that
pass through your teeth.

Dan Lusthaus

P.S. A new form of eel-[and worm-] wrigglers appears on Fear Factor. Your
diet eschews them?

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