buddhism is pretty awesome as a philosophical tradition.

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    i don't care about it as a religion. but what i noticed is that every buddhist i know and/or meet talks in that faggy white guy buddhist voice. the philosophy doesn't teach it. the religion doesn't teach it. but all the white people who become buddhists start talking like it. how come?
     
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    Never met a Buddhist. I used to know a Hindu dude from Ghana, he didn't talk like a homosexual-american though.
     
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    You have a pretty enlightened view of homosexuals. :rolleye2:
     
  5. Harry Gibbs

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    lighten up joolie.
     
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    I've edited my quote so as not to offend :grad:
     
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    I am a practicing Buddhist and don't think I have a "faggy white guy voice" :dontknow:
     
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    ever go to a conference or speaker on buddhism? like jack kornfield or someone like that? they have this soft spoken, thoughful cadence to their voice an their voice sounds airy and ethereal. then they ask for questions from the audience and everyone who goes to the mic and asks a question emulates the speakers vocal qualities. it's nauseating and demeaning.
     
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    Stop going :dontknow:
     
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    i have a tiny statue of buddha on my bookcase
     
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    so do i. he's cute as fuck.
     
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    I want to say it is a mirroring technique but I will pay better attention.
     
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    no but that's how they always seem to talk. it's like an affectation that they put on once they've adopted buddhism.

    but what if...

    what if i think that all buddhists talk with that faggy affectation because the only people i identify as buddhists have that faggy affection and i don't notice all the buddhists who don't talk with it.

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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    explain this mirroring technique concept please? i'm intrigued by it.
     
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    Or just ask him out already but please, stop fucking boring US with it. :coffee:
     
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    Nevermind. I was going to break your chops, but the first white buddhist I found on YouTube proved your point. :jj:

    [video=youtube;ih0moT0bvgM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih0moT0bvgM[/video]
     
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    This guy doesn't dispel the rumors either :facepalm:

    [video=youtube;ej-zcC-qEuw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej-zcC-qEuw[/video]
     
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    I know several Buddhists, all but one is Asian. None of them have accents that I have noticed.
     
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    It sounds like the gay accent is a derivative of the Buddhist effete twang. Like if you can't learn Buddhism you can at least be a queer
     
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    Richard Gere speaks normally