Subject: Re: superstitions
From: email@example.com (Vidyasankar Sundaresan)
Date: 25 Oct 1994 05:18:40 GMT
Organization: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Vijay
Sadananda Pai) writes:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
(Vidyasankar Sundaresan) writes:
> |> Isn't it strange that you people who seemingly uphold the "reality"
> |> world preach an escapist surrender? On the other hand, it is the
> Scene 1:
> Two prisoners in a cell
> Prisoner 1: You know, I don't think this prison really exists, but I
> would like a new tiled floor. Maybe I should bribe the
> prison guards.
> Prisoner 2: Well, I know this prison does exist, but I think I want to
> get parole. Maybe I should start following the laws.
> Who's the more intelligent one? The "escapist" who wants parole?
Rubbish. The analogy is pointless.
> (and if you really wanted to talk about dharma in action, and
> not just changing "political scenarios" look at Hare Krishna
> Food for Life -- has served millions of Krishna prasadam meals
> to homeless, unemployed, victims of natural disasters, etc.
> throughout the world)
Hare Krishnas do not have a monopoly on social service in the world.