Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Red, Gold, and Green

This is the definition of karma at the Simple English Wikipedia site - Karma is the universal principle of cause and effect. Our actions, both good and bad, come back to us in the future, helping us to learn from life’s lessons and become better people. In religions that include reincarnation, karma extends through one's present life and all past and future lives as well.

I say this to you to get us started on this week's Choose and Defend Wednesday. There are more complicated definitions related to specific religious beliefs, but I imagine everyone understands the basic concept of karma. And what I wanted to ask is, do you harbor a belief in karma?

NO
OR

YES


Feel free to expand upon a yes or no answer. I'd love to hear how you see, or don't see, the effects of karma in your defense!  We are here. It is Wednesday. Choose and Defend!

4 comments:

Jasen Buch said...

I would say that I believe in karma to a certain extent. I don't think it is necessarily a "mystical" thing, but something reflects in us. If you treat people like crap, it will reflect in your attitude and people will treat you likewise. If you're a nice person, then people will generally treat you as such. YES, I do believe that karma is real. And we all shine on, like the moon and the stars and the sun

laura b. said...

Jasen: My feelings are very similar :) One for Yes.

FW said...

Yes, I think there is such a thing as Karma - in so far as we are all strangely connected in mysterious ways. Ways we don't understand, so I do believe there is something in this Karma business!

laura b. said...

FW: I have felt that same thing...that sense of underlying ties. Two for Yes.