[Buddha-l] Ethical Dilemmas

Joy Vriens joy.vriens at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 07:47:25 MDT 2010

> Careful not to jump to the other extreme. There is a difference between
> having to do something as opposed to having something to do. Sila is one of
> the tripod legs on which Buddhism stands, and shouldn't be neglected in the
> name of observation-only samadhi (or some other name, such as Father
> Nature). There is no compassion, no prajna, no Buddhism, without
> responsibility.

Amen to that Father Dan.

But responsibility for one's acts. Am I my brother's keeper? A bird, a
plane, Superman?


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