In all things, the easiest way to find a flaw in an argument is to see it in it's extreme...... Men fall below crocodiles in terms of Predator/Prey relationship, so by this token, a crocodile has a Buddha nature where man does not? After all, we ARE meant to be food for crocodiles.
________________________________ From: Karin Machado <tortiller...@yahoo.com> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 6:54:27 AM Subject: Re: [Zen] Ducks Have Buddha Nature? Are some animals created to be food and therefore have no Buddha Nature? Are plants and insects without Buddha Nature because they are at the bottom of the food chain??