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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-10-09 11:27 PM
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9. it would be less hypocritical for
all of us to kill our own food. In this society there seems to be two kinds...people who eat from little styrofoam packages and people who sport hunt and go out and kill some portion of their own.
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  -Wouldn't it be less hypocritical for the Dali Lama to personally kill the animals he eats, ZombieHorde  Jan-10-09 09:00 PM   #0 
  - I found some answers with my smart box.  NOW tense   Jan-10-09 09:08 PM   #1 
  - That does not answer the question of him personally killing the animals.  ZombieHorde   Jan-10-09 09:39 PM   #3 
  - Gugunga gunguna gugunga  NOW tense   Jan-10-09 09:51 PM   #5 
     - Tibetan Buddhism does have prayers for meat eating, but I believe that prayer is  ZombieHorde   Jan-10-09 09:55 PM   #6 
  - Buddhism deals with "god"? nt  kristopher   Jan-13-09 01:20 PM   #33 
  - I know I prefer to  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-10-09 09:29 PM   #2 
  - What is it you prefer to do?  ZombieHorde   Jan-10-09 09:41 PM   #4 
  - I was being flippant about killing ones own meat  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-10-09 10:33 PM   #7 
     - I see. I live in Montana, so that is very common for me to hear.  ZombieHorde   Jan-10-09 10:37 PM   #8 
  - it would be less hypocritical for  BareNakedLiberal   Jan-10-09 11:27 PM   #9 
  - Why would it be less hypocritical for all of us. All of us don't advocate non-killing.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 02:16 AM   #12 
     - you advocate killing?  BareNakedLiberal   Jan-11-09 10:32 AM   #15 
        - I am cool with hunting and fishing, so in a way, I do advocate killing.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 03:05 PM   #17 
        - I do.  cosmik debris   Jan-11-09 03:42 PM   #19 
           - do you kill the pig?  BareNakedLiberal   Jan-11-09 04:18 PM   #20 
              - I don't understand  cosmik debris   Jan-11-09 05:24 PM   #21 
                 - Whatever, every other post you make is; "Don't kill pigs!"  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 06:33 PM   #26 
                 - well, if you advocate killing  BareNakedLiberal   Jan-12-09 10:36 AM   #28 
                    - Only for the Dali Lama. n/t  cosmik debris   Jan-12-09 10:48 AM   #29 
                       - different standards  BareNakedLiberal   Jan-12-09 11:04 AM   #30 
                          - Again, hypocrisy is preaching one thing and doing another.  cosmik debris   Jan-12-09 11:12 AM   #31 
  - Well if he did not eat then the meat would rot and the animal would have died for nought. n/t  MiltonF   Jan-11-09 12:02 AM   #10 
  - For your sake, I hope your joking.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 02:15 AM   #11 
     - Sorry but even the Buddha ate meat if it was offered to him.  MiltonF   Jan-11-09 02:40 AM   #13 
        - You switched.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 05:54 AM   #14 
           - Buddhist monks were beggars and thus ate what was given them.  MiltonF   Jan-11-09 11:32 AM   #16 
              - The monks in Tibet were not beggers. They had all of the money and power.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 03:12 PM   #18 
                 - The early Monks from Siddhartha Gautama's time were beggers.  MiltonF   Jan-11-09 06:00 PM   #22 
                    - You are having difficulty with the fact the the Dali Lama choses to eat meat as a regular part of  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 06:14 PM   #23 
                       - And he can eat all the meat he wants.  MiltonF   Jan-11-09 06:25 PM   #24 
                          - He advocates non-killing, I do not.  ZombieHorde   Jan-11-09 06:31 PM   #25 
                             - I was never really a fan of Tibetan Buddhism and studied more of the Japanese Soto Zen Buddhism.  MiltonF   Jan-12-09 12:28 AM   #27 
  - As a Buddhist, it would be more hypocritical for him to kill the animals.  Herdin_Cats   Jan-13-09 03:11 AM   #32 

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