Why are Buddhists so into the numbered lists of things? There are 18 feelings, 5 desires, 8 fold path, 4 noble truths, 3 insights, 5 degrees of enlightenment, to name only a very, very few.
I mean, all religions seem to have their list of things (7 deadly sins, 7 ways to win, 7 holy paths to hell…. oh, wait, that’s a song,) but Buddhists take it to an extreme.
For instance, here are the 9 Kinds of Belligerence:
Is it really just about verb conjugation and learning the various tenses?
I suppose, to be a good Buddhist, I must strive to practice all 9 of those. Or something.tags: