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The Inconvenient Precept


#22

It’s kind of amusing. Have you noticed no one seems to argue, a little bit of mindful killing is ok, a little bit of mindful stealing no harm in that, only the last precept seems to be bendable. :smile:


#23

@sujato The title of the article you posted says it all. At least in the US the phrase “alcohol and other drugs” is common. It reflects upon the cognitive dissonance to which you refer.