ED,
 
Your agnostic position is as much as to take a position of no position, at 
least for the time being. Are you waiting for it to be proven by science? But 
is the scientific proof final? Once Newton was consifered final, until Einstein 
appeared.
 
Anthony

--- On Mon, 18/10/10, ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:


From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
Subject: [Zen] Re: Don't pray in my school and I won't think in your church.
To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, 18 October, 2010, 9:26 AM


  





ED: do not know whether karma /retribution or rebirth are true
conceptions
or not.

Anthony: I don't know either. But any better theory?

ED: I cannot see how anyone could hold a position different from mine.
Can you?

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu <wu...@...> wrote:
>
> ED,
>
> I don't know either. But any better theory? The alternatives:
>
> - No retribution (materialistic view). So go killing, robbing and
raping.
> - Don't do that, or God will punish you.
> - Maybe you will get away, if you have good luck. Every thing by
chance.
> - If you are destined to be lucky, you do what you like. If not,
better watch out. Nobody can change luck. Not even God.
>
> What is your view?
>
> Anthony

> Anthony,
>
> karma: the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in
> his next incarnation
>
> truth: a fact that has been verified
>
> I do not know whether karma /retribution or rebirth are true
conceptions
> or not.

> --ED

> > ED,
>
> > Are you also a non-believer in karma/rebirth/retribution?
>
> > Anthony








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