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#211224 - 12/10/05 09:55 AM Re: Hmm. Modernization... [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Registered: 11/12/05
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Loc: Chicago, Illinois
Quote:

I just read in a local newspaper that the Abbot is starting a project along the lines of the American Idol featuring MA masters.

That should be interesting. Do you all think he or his monks secretly lurk around here?




Of course they do. Are you kidding me? They know we're the cream of the crop and they're looking to bring us into the fold. They want to exploit our amazing knowledge and greatness...

I really have to ask though, are you serious about the Martial aRtists American Idol done by this abbot? I would like to think of it as a joke, but ...
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#211225 - 12/10/05 09:56 AM Re: Hmm. Modernization... [Re: harlan]
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To PP: forgive my ignorance. I am, after all, uneducated on the entire topic. My reasoning is flawed, and my old brain...tired. So, I pose questions myself...not exactly responding to what you say but kinda circumabulating...to learn from the feedback from others.

I see your distinction between corruption=rot and entropy=decay as one of semantics and preferred associations. There is nothing inherently distasteful about corruption/rot to me...it is.

"What makes an action good or bad?
Not how it looks, nor whether it is big or small,
But the good or evil motivation behind it"

"...People who early in life renounced all worldly activities may be found busily piling riches and provisions at the end. Others start out teaching and explaining the Dharma but end up as hunters, thieves or robbers. Learned monastic preceptors who in their youth kept all the Vinaya vows may in their old age beget many children. On the other hand, there are also many people who spend all their earlier years doing only wrong but who, in the end, devote themselves entirely to practising the holy Dharma and either attain accomplishment or, if not, at least by being on the path when they die go on th higher and higher rebirths.

Whether someone appears to be good or bad just at present, therefore, is but a momentary impression that has no permanence or stability whatsover."

-The Words of My Perfect Teacher, by Patrul Rinpoche




And this is my cue. Enjoy folks.
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#211226 - 12/10/05 11:25 AM Re: Hmm. Modernization... [Re: phoenixsflame]
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MA Masters American Idol style; that's what the newspaper report said.

I suppose all who consider themslves masters will go for audition and the finalists will get voted on. It should be fun to see 'masters' crying and what if a fight brought out between a contestant and the judges who, presumably, should also be martial artists? a Simon Cowell of the MA world!!!!

Man, I can hardly wait.
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