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|AN.IV.187||Vassakaara Sutta||Vassakaara Brahmin asks the Buddha the following questions: |
1. Whether one bad person [asatapurisa] can recognize another;
2. Whether a bad person can recognize a good one [satapurisa];
3. Whether one good person can recognize another, and;
4. Whether a good person can recognize a bad person.
The Buddha replied that in cases 1 & 2 it is impossible, but for cases 3 & 4 it is possible. Vassakaara applies his knowledge to abuse between Todeyya and E.leyya.
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