Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Funny Thought: Karma Offset

I should really be a vegetarian, for the good karma. But I enjoy the taste of meat too much, especially sashimi. What to do?

I figured out a solution: Karma offsets. All I have to do is to pay a meat-eater to become a vegetarian, in order to offset my own bad meat-eating karma. Maybe I can even create a world market for karma credits.

See, you CAN have your karma and eat it too.

3 comments:

  1. Something like that actually happened in the Dark Ages in Christianity. If you were a rich sinner, you could pay less fortunate people to perform 'good deeds' on behalf of you. The example I know about involves walking the Way of St. James (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way_of_St._James), a journey of no less than 800Km.

    I'm afraid I couldn't find any references about this practice. You'll have to take my word for it; I lived in Santiago de Compostela during my teens.

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  2. There are several books which allow us to read more on the karmic philosophy. One of the simpler ones can be found at http://www.dadabhagwan.org/Books/karma.pdf

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  3. i'll offset your meat-eating karma for free! I became vegan in November :) haha

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