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"And yes, this is a very excellent question.  How can an atheist reach Nirvana?  Ther…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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"The Christians have their Born Again - this is a form of Nirvana, when done properly…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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""If you want perfect happiness, follow the way. I don't."They can call it The Way, t…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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""Yes, providing the the love has no object, because then it's an attachment."  So -…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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"I want to refine that.  According to Freud, the ego usually does what the id wants (…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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""I think a lot of my preconceived notions I have about the concept of Nirvana..." -…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

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""Desire and aversion are survival mechanisms" - this is true, but the ego gets over-…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 4, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
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"I've been studying it.  The definition I like is "perfect awareness and perfect love…"

Simon Paynton replied Mar 3, 2013 to How do you reach Nirvana?

265 Aug 27, 2013
Reply by MikeLong

"Go Heather.  Thanks for the explanation. "

Simon Paynton replied Feb 21, 2013 to What non-divine explanation is there for fractals?

70 Feb 23, 2013
Reply by James Cox

"I was asserting it earlier. "

Simon Paynton replied Feb 18, 2013 to Something not known to science

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