FrashavanI was thinking...Tue Mar 13, 2012 09:3220.127.116.11...of the Irish, for example, who frequently allow the long history of wrongs and struggles to overwhelm them...or the Serbs and Croats who do the same. It's a terribly destructive thing.
Some people I know who believe in reincarnation believe that one cannot be reborn as long as one is remembered (which would be sad news to all those people out there who have "discovered" that they are Marilyn Monroe, or Cleopatra).
- This is going to sound weird but... Mirage, Tue Mar 13 02:29I am not sure what you mean by people being eaten alive by history, but for some reason, that sounds like a really beautiful death to me. I don't want to be remembered. What did you mean by it?
- I was thinking... Frashavan, Tue Mar 13 09:31
- I relate better to the oppressed than the oppressors ... Baruch, Tue Mar 13 12:54but I know I am both. A double depression ;-( Buddhism studies have helped me with this. I think that moksha or nirvana, is more difficult, not so much if one is remembered, as if oneself remembers.... more
- Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Frashavan, Tue Mar 13 14:40...had it right, basically, we all end up hurting others, but we are to wrapped up in our own misery to notice it.