"James, let us use some sense here. If there is no self being reborn, then what does it take for a characteristic to be reborn? It has a quite natural explanation... If we do not extinguish certain negative characteristics, and spread them to others,…"
"I don't trust the Republican or Democratic parties. On election day, I voted Libertarian. Maybe that will give you an idea of where I stand on these issues. It is a sad thing that people think that it has to be one extreme or the other. I…"
"The post on your blog is what I've been saying for many months now. It is great to see this view is not something only I have seen. I thought that I was all alone for a while in the way that I viewed these things. Thank you for taking the time…"
""Reincarnation" is a mistranslation. The correct word to use is "rebirth".
From my perspective, it involves nothing supernatural.
Rebirth is the fact that we are reborn each and every single moment, because everything is…"
"I quite agree with you that we could use more modern and English terms to convey these concepts. However, I hope that we do not dilute them to the extent that its nothing the same. For example we could use "cause and effect" rather than…"
"The Buddha said to only believe that which we can observe and confirm for ourselves. It is mostly Buddhists who get angry for me to discuss this issue because it flies in the face of their dogmatic teaching that they've accumulated over…"
Hello, and a friendly welcome to Michael Hutchinson.
Very glad to have you here among the sensible, rational people of this world.
This is the great Nexus meeting place with its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and brainwashing fraud that it is---
and that gods exist only as fictions inside people's heads.
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