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Essay : On Desire

Photo of the magnetic field of two bar magnets with like poles close together » by Alexander Wilmer Duff)

In Buddhist culture, there exists the core notion of the three poisons, which are considered to be the cause of all sufferings.

In English, the poisons are generally translated as confusion, desire, and hatred, or variations of these terms.

In my experience, while confusion and hatred are generally grasped correctly, the poison of desire is often misunderstood.

In short, confusion refers to t

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On Individualistic Spirituality

In my opinion, on some social networks there appears to be a tendency to avoid challenges altogether in order to protect beliefs.The rationale seems to be that the intent of the challengers is merely to « make wrong, » and that those who challenge are just not « confident in their own beliefs. »But what then if the intent is not to « make wrong » ? What if the intent is to shed a different light ? What if the prompting comes from the heart and not the ego ? What if the ego tries to ignore the ov
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why can't i feel any wonder in existence? could it be , because i know too much? i have acquired knowledge..i have gathered it from here, from is not my own..and many times i doubt its authenticity too..knowledge has not grown in to my being, i have not given birth to gives me a very gratified ego to feel ' i know.' and the more i become settled in the idea of ' i know ' the less and less i feel wonder in life. knowledge more often destroys wonder.And wonder is the source of wi
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