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Atri, You Baffle The Greatest Minds Of The World With Your Chit

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Posted by Rich on December 7, 2000 04:50:42 UTC

There can only be one Buddha? Your knowledge of Buddhism is lacking. If you are enlightened, you are a Buddha. Simple rule. Not too many people are enlightened throughout history. But one straggles through. To be the one that makes perfect sense of the world is enlightenment. Enlightenment is a state of mind, therefore more than one person can become enlightened. Muhhamod was born a prophet. Jesus was born a prophet. And as for Moses I'll quote Gehard von Rad, "There is nothing holy about Moses." Moses was as holy as Noah. Just a person picked out of a group, though Moses's selection was merely random.
Buddhism is about the organization of thought, not the following of some rules. Buddhism is about universal truth. Your religion is about following arbitrary and what seem to be in some instances out-dated rules. One can think they are on the path of being a Muhammod, but they are just kidding themselves. You can't become a prophet. That's something you're born with. One can become a Buddha with effort and thought and intelligence.

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