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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Nov 30, 2015 at 11:04

Hi, Moh

"BTW, you said, "A fully enlightened being has no ignorance, is completely aware and is pure compassion."

Poppycock. You went on,

"Well, don't just leave it to a one word dismissal, explain your opinion..."

I believe in the total depravity of mankind, as in,

Genesis 6:
[5] And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

"...and why you object to the idea that a fully enlightened person would have no ignorance, be completely aware and compassionate."

I was considering "fully enlightened" to mean "enlightened to his fullest capacity". We're equipped with very small "enlightenment tanks", especially us males. Just ask my wife.

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