Posted by SkySitter (126.96.36.199) on November 01, 2000 at 06:37:05:
In Reply to: It's never too late to learn posted by SOLTI on October 30, 2000 at 14:26:45:
: Buddha was a human being himself who had no idea about the world around him until he reached enlightenment by thinking and meditating hard. Most important thing he understood was need for a PEACEFUL and NONVIOLENT WORLD which is critical for the development of civilised world. Other things or knowledge apart from PEACE and NONVIOLENCE were later developed through further understanding of the world and all living things and environment as well as the whole universe.
: Therefore, my point is that we should constantly think and further think and learn from the books and then keep looking for answers to your doubtful questions at the same time keeping in focus all the good things that you can do as a human being..
: Good Day
One can also think outside the books or questions-answers or human-environment frameworks.
Answers are as good when you hold on to the questions. When you drop the questions, ...
(My point? Buddha's teaching goes a little bit beyond dealing with this world, I think.)
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