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Sun Dec 7, 2014, 12:14 PM Dec 2014

a sincere question [View all]

This is not a troll post, I promise. I have a good track record.

Lately I've been watching some videos by the lady at http://www.enthusiasticbuddhist.com/youtube-videos/ Buddhism intrigues me, because I know nothing about it, really.

This is a really kind of trivial, dumb question, but it really struck me: the reverence for all living creatures. Yes, I totally get that. However...sigh.... I really don't like cockroaches. I really..don't like them.

I'm sure you understand what I'm getting at. So far, that would be a real hurdle for me with Buddhism. I'd have to do a lot of work on that. I mean, a whole ton of work.

Is this a common concern with Buddhists ? If this is disruptive, I will self-delete, gladly. No harm intended, honest. Thanks.


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