[Buddha-l] Ethical Dilemmas

Stefan Detrez stefan.detrez at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 08:55:24 MDT 2010

Continued. Pressed the send button too soon.

> Not acting can motivated by not wishing to actively cause pain, and
> allowing pain to be caused is slightly different - you can allow pain by
> consciously chosing to do so, but you can also refrain from consciously
> chosing to allow pain to be caused. The result is the same, but the
> motivation is different. You'd think becoming trapped in a moral paralysis
> is morally justifiable, eventhough such justification would have horrible
> consequences.



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