Re: virus: Level 3

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 30 May 1997 09:57:00 +0100

Eric Boyd wrote:
>Robin Faichney wrote:
>> How can you know if you want something without
>> understanding it? :-)
>That, sir, looks like Zen at it's finest.

Thank you!

>"Contentment consists not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some
>fire: not in multiplying of wealth, but in subtracting men's desires."
> Thomas Fuller
>(this is my second all time favorite quote)

"As long as people continue to want more and more, their greed will be
like a fire which needs constant fuelling. Whatever is put in it will
burnt up and still the fire goes on and on. The only way to stop it, is
find contentment. Only contentment will stop the fires of desire and
greed from growing."
Ringu Tulku, A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice