posted on 05/24/2004 2:26:45 PM PDT
To: farmfriend; JimSEA
posted on 05/24/2004 2:27:20 PM PDT
Though there are about 350 million practising Buddhists across the world, Buddhists account for less than 0.7 percent of India's total population of over one billion.
How many of them will Kerry be accepting donations from???
posted on 05/24/2004 2:28:31 PM PDT
(John Kerry never saw a TAX he wouldn't HIKE !!!)
And it's subsidiary,
posted on 05/24/2004 2:31:42 PM PDT
(freepo ergo sum)
You might be interested to know that Buddha's birth, activities, mother's name and birthplace are mentioned in the Bhagavat Purana, which was first set into writing around 3000BC, not long after the war recounted in the Mahabharat.
In another Purana (called the Bavishya Purana, about future events - Jesus and Mohammed are both mentioned, as well as Queen Victoria. That Purana is also from around the same time period, maybe a couple hundred years later.
posted on 05/24/2004 2:46:23 PM PDT
by little jeremiah
("Gay Marriage" - a Weapon of Mass. Destruction!)
Any religion whose followers DON'T slam planes into buildings or blow up buses is fine with me.
posted on 05/24/2004 2:48:41 PM PDT
posted on 05/24/2004 3:02:17 PM PDT
(7 days - 7 ways)
Look for this to become the newest Muslim holy site.
posted on 05/24/2004 6:02:07 PM PDT
(The most crooked, you know, lying...)
posted on 05/24/2004 6:11:03 PM PDT
I generally reach supreme enlightenment after a couple of shots of single malt Bowmore and a Montecristo #2 on my back porch...
posted on 05/24/2004 6:14:50 PM PDT
(The map is not the territory -- Alfred Korzybski)
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posted on 05/26/2004 9:32:54 AM PDT
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