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vlyons's Journal
vlyons's Journal
July 30, 2019

Our non-virtuous POTUS

In Buddhist practice, there are 10 non-virtuous acts of body, speech, and mind that cause suffering to self and others. Trump seems to hit all of them all the time. Virtuous acts causing benefit to self and others would be their opposite. These virtues and nonvirtues are the ethical morality code of Buddhist practice.

Non-virtues of body - killing, stealing, sexual misconduct
Non-virtues of speech - lying, divisive speech, harsh speech, idle gossip
Non-virtues of mind - ill will, envy, wrong view. Wrong view concerns the teaching on emptiness, which is far too complex to described here. Suffice it to say that wrong view concerns belief that ego-self is a real, solid independent and self-existent entity.

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