(Closed) SPINOFF:Do you believe in Karma?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Do you believe in KARMA?
    YES : (69 votes)
    58 %
    NO : (31 votes)
    26 %
    CONFLICTED/NOT SURE : (19 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @Barbiestylez:  I do!  I definitely believe that you should put out into the world what you want to recieve back.  

    Post # 4
    14494 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Not in Karma per se, but a similar concept I do definitely. 

    Post # 5
    9954 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Absolutely !!

    I believe in the fact that if you put ~~Good Vibes~~ out into the world / universe, those go forward like ripples in a pond and come back to you…

    And if you put out UGLY VIBES then you get that back in aces as well.

    I’ve said it often on WBee…

    Karma is a B!tch… she has a very long memory.  She will come back to haunt anyone who messes up the harmony of the universe.


    Post # 6
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I don’t believe in karma. But I think when you continually act selfishly and with malicious intent, it’s bound to bite you in the ass at some point.

    Post # 7
    4770 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    No, Assholes seem to be the most sucessful in life, casue they are willing to step on everyone esle to get there. 

    Post # 8
    12247 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I definitely do!

    Post # 9
    1762 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    yes I do!

    Post # 10
    3210 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    I voted that I’m conflicted. Do I believe in karma to the same extent that Hare Krishna’s believe in karma? No. I don’t actually believe that good or bad deeds will boomerang back to me.

    However, I live my life as though karma exists. I try to do good deeds, and be a good person. I sometimes sacrifice some of my own luxuries to help others with my time, money, or other resources. I don’t do these things because I want similar good things to happen to me, but I find that helping others does make me a happier person overall. 

    Post # 11
    1411 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    First of all, I’d like to mention that Western thoughts on Karma are very different than Eastern thoughts on it. But I don’t know that much about it, and I’m sure you’re asking from a Western perspective, which is my perspective as well 🙂

    I voted Conflicted, because I’m not 100% sure of any of my beliefs regarding anything supernatural, but over all I’d like to say yes. I believe that the universe tries to favor those who do good over those who do not and those who do bad, but unfortunately it’s far from all powerful, so sometimes bad things happen to good people, and good things happen to bad people.

    Post # 12
    7271 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @Atalanta:  +1

    I don’t believe in it at all.

    Post # 13
    184 posts
    Blushing bee

    I’m not an especially spiritual person, but I do believe in doing the right thing and giving back to others, when possible. I think paying it forward will come back around. But I’m also aware that bad thigns happen to good people all the time. I’m definitely conflicted! 

    Post # 14
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No, not in some kind of supernatural way.

    But I do notice that very selfish people are miserable (they feel very hollow and that’s a strong pain you can see in their eyes sometimes, even though they work hard to push it away). It’s because they are missing one of the fundamental keys to joy in life, which is being compassionate and caring as well as being cared for. Without this, there’s always a sense that something’s missing, but they never seem to believe that the something missing could be something that “cheesy,” so they keep themselves miserable.

    But, I don’t believe in letting people get away with something because “karma will get them,” (no. WE have to make them face the consequences), and I especially don’t believe that if something bad happens to someone, they probably deserved it. I know a lot of terrible things happen to people who don’t deserve it at all…sometimes even tiny children.

    Post # 15
    1856 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I don’t believe in karma, but I still believe I should do what I can for other people when it’s within my means.

    I kind of wish I believed in karma, because then I’d believe all these assholes I know would get what’s coming to them 😉

    Post # 16
    1086 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    absolutely NOT.

    good things happen to good people

    good things happen to bad people

    bad things happen to bad people

    terrible things happen to good people.

    the end.

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