Tag: truth

16
Oct
2017

Psychic Test: NY Adventure 16

NY Adventure 16: Psychic Test Tell me what I’ll be having for dinner today and I’ll consider crossing your palm…

10
Oct
2017

Truth: Super Short Story #440

Super Short Story #440: Truth She confused the difference between the truth  that he did say so, versus the untruthfulness…

03
Oct
2017

Pen Vs Sword

The pen can also be a mighty sword, wielded to uphold and promote truth and justice. Writing and speaking are…

01
Sep
2017

Dark Side

There is no need to worry about our dark side if we keep going towards the light of truthfulness and…

04
Aug
2017

Sacred Words

A screenshot from ‘Okja’! ‘Translations are sacred.’ A line I agree entirely with due to sutra translation work. To know…

19
Jul
2017

Post-Truth

Three books on our present post-truth era, reminding us of the timeless value of observing the Fourth Precept against false…

27
Jun
2017

No Opinions?

Danny Rand of ‘Iron Fist’ sharing a Zen saying (in episode 1), so he claims. The closest Chinese equivalent I…

27
Jun
2017

Think Free

Remain one of the crowd. Follow mainstream media religiously. Just kidding! Look wider, closer and deeper. Always think freely.

11
Jun
2017

Avoid Evil

EVIL: As the first step of spiritual cultivation, the Buddhas teach that ‘all evils [i.e. due to greed, hatred and…

06
Jun
2017

Major Truth

This is generally true in Defiled Lands like ours. A Buddha arises once in a long while, one at a…

29
May
2017

Same Thinkers

From Existential Comics: ‘Mysteriously, almost everyone who describes themselves as a “free thinker” have almost exactly the same ideas.’ As…

22
May
2017

True Story

TRUE STORY: I pay more attention to films based on actual events as they tend to be more interesting. How…

15
May
2017

Intimacy

INTIMACY: Even the best teachers can only urge you to reflect and see fully for yourself. No one can realise…

15
May
2017

Rainbow Stars

A different take… When caught in the rain, I try to feel the rain as it is, to fret it…

09
May
2017

See That Done

Simple advice for how NOT to be confused by the often incoherent, exaggerated, self-contradicting and simply false words (of the…

03
May
2017

Irrationalisation

A short story with fictitious names… Tom claimed that Dick’s published thoughts were misunderstood by Harry, rationalising them by making…

21
Apr
2017

True Story?

Reply to a Dharma class student on the credibility of some circulating Buddhist stories: ‘Even if some stories are true,…

07
Apr
2017

Be Triply True

Be true to truth. Be true to you.  Be true to all.

08
Feb
2017

Viva Dharma!

正法久住: May the true Dharma last a long time in this world. #DharmaProtectionFellowship +#ssCalligraphy

08
Feb
2017

Euphemism

Euphemisms for ‘slaughter’ and ‘murder’:  ‘put to sleep’ and ‘拿掉’ (‘take away’; abort).