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Facts, Life, and Love: Essential Buddhism "No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path'" Gautama Buddha What Did Buddha Learn? Life is sufferingSuffering is Suffering can be eliminated caused by desire and attachment How Can Suffering be Eliminated? ..The Eightfold Plan RIGHT VIEW: Know the Truth RIGHT EFFORT: Resist Evil RIGHT INTENTIONs: Free Your Mind of Evil RIGHT ACTION: Good of Others Work for the : : \ RIGHT SPEECH: Say Nothing that Hurts Others RIGHT CONCENTRATION: Practice Meditation RIGHT LIVELIHOOD: Respect Life RIGHT MINDFULNESS Control Your Thoughts What are the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism? Each symbol represents an aspect of Buddhist teachings: CONCH SHELL (sankha) The Spread of the Buddha's Teachings ENDLESS KNOT (shrivatsa): Infinite Wisdom of the Buddha PARASOL (chatra): Royalty and Protection GOLD FISHES (suvarnamatsya) Good Fortune, Fertility, and Salvation TREASURE VASE (kalasha) Spiritual and Material Abundance VICTORY BANNER (dhvaja) Victory of the Buddha's Wisdom over Ignorance WHEEL (dharmachakra): LOTUS (padma) Mental and Spiritual Purity The Teachings dr〒ソof the Buddha More Interesting Buddhism Facts Anyone can be a buddha, but there is only one "The Buddha" The three tallest statues in the world are of Buddha The Buddha was not chubby; he practiced moderation and was likely slim Unlike many other religions, Buddhism was primarily spread peacefully Buddhist temples are not places of worship but places where people come to study Buddha's teachings and meditate Popular Quotes from the Buddha: You will not be punished for your anger. You will be punished by your anger." What we think, we become." "You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth." https://www.factretriever.com/buddhism-facts Seek Your Inner Peace CNBUYS Zen Garden <p><a href="https://zengardenamaozn.tumblr.com/post/175492171045/amazing-buddhism-infographic-packed-with" class="tumblr_blog">zengardenamaozn</a>:</p><blockquote><h2><b>Amazing Buddhism infographic packed with mind-blowing facts, little-known history, surprising statistics</b></h2></blockquote> <p>I’ve wondered why so many Buddha statues are fat 🤔 Like is there a specific reason for that?</p>
Facts, Life, and Love: Essential
 Buddhism
 "No one saves us but
 ourselves. No one can and
 no one may. We ourselves
 must walk the path'"
 Gautama Buddha
 What Did Buddha Learn?
 Life is sufferingSuffering is
 Suffering can be
 eliminated
 caused by desire
 and attachment
 How Can Suffering be Eliminated?
 ..The Eightfold Plan
 RIGHT
 VIEW:
 Know the Truth
 RIGHT
 EFFORT:
 Resist Evil
 RIGHT INTENTIONs:
 Free Your Mind
 of Evil
 RIGHT ACTION:
 Good of Others
 Work for the
 :
 :
 \
 RIGHT SPEECH:
 Say Nothing that
 Hurts Others
 RIGHT
 CONCENTRATION:
 Practice Meditation
 RIGHT LIVELIHOOD:
 Respect Life
 RIGHT MINDFULNESS
 Control Your Thoughts

 What are the Eight Auspicious
 Symbols of Buddhism?
 Each symbol represents an aspect of Buddhist teachings:
 CONCH SHELL
 (sankha)
 The Spread of
 the Buddha's
 Teachings
 ENDLESS KNOT
 (shrivatsa):
 Infinite Wisdom
 of the Buddha
 PARASOL
 (chatra):
 Royalty and
 Protection
 GOLD FISHES
 (suvarnamatsya)
 Good Fortune,
 Fertility, and
 Salvation
 TREASURE VASE
 (kalasha)
 Spiritual and
 Material Abundance
 VICTORY BANNER
 (dhvaja)
 Victory of the
 Buddha's Wisdom
 over Ignorance
 WHEEL
 (dharmachakra):
 LOTUS
 (padma)
 Mental and
 Spiritual Purity
 The Teachings
 dr〒ソof the Buddha
 More Interesting Buddhism Facts
 Anyone can be a buddha, but
 there is only one "The Buddha"
 The three tallest
 statues in the world
 are of Buddha
 The Buddha was not
 chubby; he practiced
 moderation and was
 likely slim
 Unlike many other
 religions, Buddhism
 was primarily spread
 peacefully
 Buddhist temples
 are not places of
 worship but places
 where people come
 to study Buddha's
 teachings and
 meditate
 Popular Quotes from
 the Buddha:
 You will not be punished
 for your anger. You will be
 punished by your anger."
 What we think, we become."
 "You yourself, as much as
 anybody in the entire
 universe, deserve your
 love and affection."
 Three things cannot long
 be hidden: the sun, the
 moon, and the truth."
 https://www.factretriever.com/buddhism-facts

 Seek Your Inner Peace
 CNBUYS Zen Garden
<p><a href="https://zengardenamaozn.tumblr.com/post/175492171045/amazing-buddhism-infographic-packed-with" class="tumblr_blog">zengardenamaozn</a>:</p><blockquote><h2><b>Amazing Buddhism infographic packed with mind-blowing facts, little-known history, surprising statistics</b></h2></blockquote>

<p>I’ve wondered why so many Buddha statues are fat 🤔 Like is there a specific reason for that?</p>

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Community, Detroit, and Fucking: How a flawed criminal justice system put a pregnant Detroit activist behind bars by Tom Perkins April 02, 2018 at 10:37 AM comment <p><a href="http://lovelyardie.tumblr.com/post/173718002277/krungle-colionnoir-ra-who-is-pregnant" class="tumblr_blog">lovelyardie</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://krungle.tumblr.com/post/173692650832/colionnoir-ra-who-is-pregnant-sits-in" class="tumblr_blog">krungle</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://colionnoir.tumblr.com/post/173689971140/ra-who-is-pregnant-sits-in-prison-where-she" class="tumblr_blog">colionnoir</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>Ra — who is pregnant — sits in prison, where she faces the prospect of giving birth to her second child in June. According to her attorneys, she’s there because she brandished a registered firearm to defend herself, her mother, and her 2-year-old daughter from an attack by a woman who repeatedly tried hitting them with a car.<br/> ______<br/> At the sentencing, Michigan’s mandatory sentencing laws for crimes committed with a gun stripped the judge of any discretion. That eliminated consideration for the incident’s circumstances, Ra’s clean record, her community work, and other factors that should weigh into a sentence. Ra’s attorneys stress that they don’t blame the judge — they fault the Michigan Legislature, which passed the minimum sentence law in 1977.<br/> ______<br/> Beyond that, attorneys say that the jury appeared hurried to wrap up the case before a snowstorm hit, made its decision while unaware of the two-year mandatory prison term, and arrived at a contradictory verdict.<br/> _____</p> <p>And at her sentencing, Ra spoke of the role she believes race played in the jury’s decision.<br/> ______<br/> “The prosecutor convinced the jury and judge that I lacked fear and that’s not true,” Ra said. “I was so afraid, especially for my toddler and mother. I don’t believe they could imagine a black woman being scared — only mad.”<br/> ____<br/> Link to the full story is in my profile section or go here: <a href="https://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2018/04/02/how-a-flawed-criminal-justice-system-put-a-pregnant-detroit-activist-behind-bars">https://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2018/04/02/how-a-flawed-criminal-justice-system-put-a-pregnant-detroit-activist-behind-bars</a></p> </blockquote> <p>Let me get this straight. A liberal activist uses an unloaded gun that she kept in her car’s glove-box to back off another woman that is committing vehicular assault against her, her mother and her daughter. Yet because the other person gets to the cops first, Ra is automatically charged with the felony assault.</p> <p>Now she is yelling ‘racism’ in a city that had black mayors for forty years and a majority black city council for 50 years and presently has a black police chief. Yet she was charged and convicted under the laws these very liberal black people set into place and the lack of any mention of the jury make-up (and considering Detroit’s racial demographics of over 70% black) I seriously doubt the jury was loaded up with white people.</p> <p>But she condemns the NRA for being silent when she stored a gun in her car’s glove-box while a 2 yo played in the car showing a lack of common sense in gun ownership. But, no, it isn’t her poor gun handling/storing, it is the NRA is racist. But then the NRA didn’t defend me either when I defended myself in my own home against a mentally ill sibling who forced their way into my house and beat me with a pipe, and the reason the told me why is because I was not a card-carrying member.</p> <p style="">Seems to me this liberal activist got exactly what she had voted for.</p> <p>Stop yelling “racist!” and start voting conservative.<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>I honestly think when your sibling beat you with the pipe, they beat the only 2 of your fucking IQ points out of your piece of shit brain because you honestly tried to conflate being a young black woman exercising both her first amendment and second amendment rights with being a criminal and tried to justify her unlawful imprisonment. Lets not even mention how you willfully ignored how they are neglecting to provide her INNOCENT, UNBORN CHILD with proper prenatal care, especially since she is a high risk pregnancy. But i guess you really don’t give two shits about that, right? You have no idea who she voted for, but I guess you really never learned the difference between inferring based on your own dumbass biases and actually confirming your findings. So do us all a favor and go back to huffing some car exhaust, would ya?</p></blockquote>
Community, Detroit, and Fucking: How a flawed criminal
 justice system put a
 pregnant Detroit
 activist behind bars
 by Tom Perkins April 02, 2018 at 10:37 AM
 comment
<p><a href="http://lovelyardie.tumblr.com/post/173718002277/krungle-colionnoir-ra-who-is-pregnant" class="tumblr_blog">lovelyardie</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://krungle.tumblr.com/post/173692650832/colionnoir-ra-who-is-pregnant-sits-in" class="tumblr_blog">krungle</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://colionnoir.tumblr.com/post/173689971140/ra-who-is-pregnant-sits-in-prison-where-she" class="tumblr_blog">colionnoir</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p>Ra — who is pregnant — sits in prison, where she faces the prospect of giving birth to her second child in June. According to her attorneys, she’s there because she brandished a registered firearm to defend herself, her mother, and her 2-year-old daughter from an attack by a woman who repeatedly tried hitting them with a car.<br/>
______<br/>
At the sentencing, Michigan’s mandatory sentencing laws for crimes committed with a gun stripped the judge of any discretion. That eliminated consideration for the incident’s circumstances, Ra’s clean record, her community work, and other factors that should weigh into a sentence. Ra’s attorneys stress that they don’t blame the judge — they fault the Michigan Legislature, which passed the minimum sentence law in 1977.<br/>
______<br/>
Beyond that, attorneys say that the jury appeared hurried to wrap up the case before a snowstorm hit, made its decision while unaware of the two-year mandatory prison term, and arrived at a contradictory verdict.<br/>
_____</p>

<p>And at her sentencing, Ra spoke of the role she believes race played in the jury’s decision.<br/>
______<br/>
“The prosecutor convinced the jury and judge that I lacked fear and that’s not true,” Ra said. “I was so afraid, especially for my toddler and mother. I don’t believe they could imagine a black woman being scared — only mad.”<br/>
____<br/>
Link to the full story is in my profile section or go here: <a href="https://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2018/04/02/how-a-flawed-criminal-justice-system-put-a-pregnant-detroit-activist-behind-bars">https://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2018/04/02/how-a-flawed-criminal-justice-system-put-a-pregnant-detroit-activist-behind-bars</a></p>
</blockquote>
<p>Let me get this straight. A liberal activist uses an unloaded gun that she kept in her car’s glove-box to back off another woman that is committing vehicular assault against her, her mother and her daughter. Yet because the other person gets to the cops first, Ra is automatically charged with the felony assault.</p>
<p>Now she is yelling ‘racism’ in a city that had black mayors for forty years and a majority black city council for 50 years and presently has a black police chief. Yet she was charged and convicted under the laws these very liberal black people set into place and the lack of any mention of the jury make-up (and considering Detroit’s racial demographics of over 70% black) I seriously doubt the jury was loaded up with white people.</p>
<p>But she condemns the NRA for being silent when she stored a gun in her car’s glove-box while a 2 yo played in the car showing a lack of common sense in gun ownership. But, no, it isn’t her poor gun handling/storing, it is the NRA is racist. But then the NRA didn’t defend me either when I defended myself in my own home against a mentally ill sibling who forced their way into my house and beat me with a pipe, and the reason the told me why is because I was not a card-carrying member.</p>
<p style="">Seems to me this liberal activist got exactly what she had voted for.</p>
<p>Stop yelling “racist!” and start voting conservative.<br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p>I honestly think when your sibling beat you with the pipe, they beat the only 2 of your fucking IQ points out of your piece of shit brain because you honestly tried to conflate being a young black woman exercising both her first amendment and second amendment rights with being a criminal and tried to justify her unlawful imprisonment. Lets not even mention how you willfully ignored how they are neglecting to provide her INNOCENT, UNBORN CHILD with proper prenatal care, especially since she is a high risk pregnancy. But i guess you really don’t give two shits about that, right? You have no idea who she voted for, but I guess you really never learned the difference between inferring based on your own dumbass biases and actually confirming your findings. So do us all a favor and go back to huffing some car exhaust, would ya?</p></blockquote>

<p><a href="http://lovelyardie.tumblr.com/post/173718002277/krungle-colionnoir-ra-who-is-pregnant" class="tumblr_blog">lovelyardie</a>:</p> ...

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Animals, Computers, and Energy: 1980: I bet in the future
 there will be a video where
 someone spins a fidget
 spinner extremely quickly
 in order to damage a handheld
 computer
 2017:
 Kepler telescope catalogs hundreds of new alien
 worlds, some potentially habitable
 This Machine Could Print Synthetic Life Forms
 on Demand, And Our Minds Are Reeling
 New antibiotic effective against drug-resistant
 bacteria
 Computers are starting to reason like humans
 The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to
 11 Dimensions
 Sun Likely Has a Long-Lost Twin
 Scientists Have Created The Largest Ever Virtual
 Universe Inside a Supercomputer
 A new device can clean polluted air and turn it
 into hydrogen energy
 Scientists Just Changed The Game And Made
 Synthetic Photosynthesis Possible
 3 Separate Experiments Report Signs of a
 Phenomenon Beyond The Standard Model of
 Physics
 LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time
 The World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Just
 Gave Rise to a 'Molecular Black Hole
 Gene therapy could turn off' severe allergies
 An Additional Sixth Sense Has Been Detected on
 The Tongue
 CERN Just Fast-Tracked Plans to Build a Particle
 Collider Three Times as Big as The LHC
 The World's Largest Floating Solar Plant Is
 Finally Online
 World-First Trials Have Been Launched to Treat
 Parkinson's And Blindness With Embryonic Stem
 Cells
 Bacteria may supercharge the future of
 wastewater treatment
 Ineffective antibiotics form strong teams against
 deadly super bacteria
 Google's New Al Is Better at Creating Al Than the
 Company's Engineers
 For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a
 Giant Magnetic Bridge' Between Galaxies
 Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual
 Quantum Communication For The First Time
 A New Gene-Editing Technique Has Eliminated
 Acute HIV Infection in Living Animals
 Gravitational waves could show hints of extra
 dimensions
 Scientists Have Discovered a New Quantum
 State of Matter
 Early Clinical Trial Shows 'Cancer Vaccines' Can
 Protect Humans From Tumours
 It's Happening: Scientists Can Now Reverse DNA
 Ageing in Mice
 Self-taught artificial intelligence beats doctors at
 predicting heart attacks
 Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be know Carl Sagan
 EverythingScience.co.uk
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