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500 B.C.E. - The Buddha sits under the Bodhi tree, vowing to remain until he attains enlightenment
      later - an apple falls
      and he discovers the law of  gravity instead
 
     please state your religious preference:


Christian - Jewish - other
other what????
what about - Initiated Lightworkers
of the Ascended Masters Brotherhood?
 
that's like asking my favorite baseball team:
the Christians started out strong
but now suffer from poor management
the Jews always complain about bad officiating
 
according to the laws of dependant origination there is no religion
there is no questionnaire
no baseball
no self, no not self
in view of the first noble truth
maybe I should just put no preference
in the words of the Buddha -
don't just do something, sit there
 
or give them a deeper answer to ponder:
if I have a Buddha on the altar
does that make me a Buddhist?
a card carrying Buddhist?
how many Buddhists does it take...

what did the Polack say to the Buddhist?
two Buddhists walked into a bar...
if the Buddha had three apples
and gave a rabbi two of them...
 
maybe I'll just skip to the next question