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Posted byu/[deleted]1 year ago
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Reddit Vinaya says "Remember the human: Our actions affect real people and communities, so do the right thing—even when it’s difficult." Eventhough /r/zen adopted the Reddit Vinaya, it doesn't keep it or enforce it. This is a Buddhist heresy and at odds with Zen Buddhist tradition.

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Buddhism is Zen heresy, but who cares anyway, what's taking you so long?

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