[Buddha-l] Sharon Stone and Karma

Perennial Favorites anemone at ghvalley.net
Wed May 28 05:03:40 MDT 2008

It made me cringe to read Sharon Stone blaming China's earthquake on their 
collective karma, but I don't know...does Buddhism allow for luck, good and 
bad, or is everything that happens the result of karma? Kind of like in 
physics, where everything is related to everything else by electrons bumping 
into each other.  (Maybe that's not a good summary of physics...)
I was actually wondering about Buddhism and luck yesterday, and then today I 
saw this email.  What a coincidence.  Must be my karma.
Fifteen years or more ago, I was in a park and there was a crazy man walking 
around using a paper cup as a megaphone saying "two earthquakes in three 
days, God hates America."  I guess that was his version of "it's their 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Weng-Fai Wong" <wongwf at comp.nus.edu.sg>
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Subject: [Buddha-l] Sharon Stone and Karma

> http://edition.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/05/28/stone.karma.ap/index.html
> Bad things happen to innocent people - "it's their karma".
> Weng-Fai
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