Do you believe in karma? Why or why not?

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I do not exactly believe in karma, but I do believe that if you treat people well you will have good things happen to you in return. While the evil don't always get justice, I do personally think that good people attract good to them and vice versa, for the most part.
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Cast your bread upon the waters . . . What goes around, comes around . . . You reap what you sow . . . Goodness is its own reward . . . The basic idea of karma seems to pop up in a lot of places. I don't believe in reincarnation, although the idea is fascinating, so I don't believe in karma in the sense of religious philosophy. However, there is some kind of truth in it, I think.

Bad things do happen to good people and good things do happen to bad people, but Post #2 makes an interesting point about that. What seems initially to be "bad" or "good" might be deceptive. I do believe that over time we do reap what we sow. Lives well lived are rewarded in any number of ways, and evil deeds ultimately destroy those who do evil--again, in any number of ways. Call it karma, or call it ultimate justice.

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Well anymore this is becoming a hot topic since the book The Secret came out, which is mostly centered around the concept of karma. I believe in the idea that if you are a positive person and out there helping others of course you will get the same in return. If you affect someone's life in a positive way then you build a relationship, and out of that can come more positivity and opportunites.

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