Originally Posted by Erock
This might be karma, I'm not sure, but I'm just wondering if everybody experiences the same amount of pain and pleasure. Because I know that desire and suffering go hand in hand so I was thinking maybe pain and pleasure do as well. Of course the pain and pleasure everyone experiences is all relative, but I'm wondering if you guys think that in essence it is equal.
Do you mean physical pain and pleasure? It makes sense to me that they would be roughly equal, since they are so similar in many regards. But I wouldn't regard pain as "bad" and pleasure as "good" necessarily, since both may lead to a deeper pleasure.