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I’m Taking A Ride With My Best Friend

Jun. 6 | It all seems so stupid, it makes me want to give up… – Shame: First half of chorus (Depeche Mode) The classic 1987 Depeche Mode concert anthem, ‘Never Let Me Down Again‘, is about a debatable ‘best friend’, who is taking...

Does Smoking Break The Fifth Precept?

Aug. 24 | The best way to curb negative habits is to cultivate positive habits. – Stonepeace | Books It is Buddhist general knowledge, that the Fifth Precept for beginner Buddhists is to abstain from consumption of intoxicants. The usual definition of intoxicants...

Why Avoidance Of Alcohol Is So Important

Aug. 18 | The only way to prove you are not addicted, is to kick the habit now. – Stonepeace | Books In the basic Five Precepts, which are moral guidelines for beginner Buddhists, is the Fifth Precept against the drinking of alcoholic beverages. Avoidance...

Drunk Haiku

Mar. 30 | Drunk and drowsy half of the time, only half alive!* * or ‘only half a life’. 

Can I Use Wine In Cooking Or As A Tonic?

Jul. 7 | Question: The fifth of the Five Precepts is to abstain from consuming intoxicants as they can cause loss of mindfulness (that leads to breaking of other precepts) and unhealthy addiction. However, what about the usage of small amounts of wine or alcohol...
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