Boiling Frog Syndrome - The boiling frog story is a widespread anecdote describing a frog slowly being boiled alive. The premise is that if a frog is placed in boiling water, it will jump out, but if it is placed in cold water that is slowly heated, it will not perceive the danger and will be cooked to death. The story is often used as a metaphor for the inability or unwillingness of people to react to significant changes that occur gradually.
Boiling Frog Syndrome - The frog started off happily in the pot, loving life. He did not know about the burner underneath, he did not know that the heat was being turned up higher and higher, the changes were not felt and were gradual. When the frog realized his situation, it was very difficult to react or respond. It is a great analogy for my experience with abuse. " ~Blind
The Old Tale of a Boiling Frog - Professor Douglas Melton says: If you put a frog in boiling water, it won’t jump out. It will die. If you put it in cold water, it will jump before it gets hot—they don’t sit still for you. Victor H. Hutchison, Professor Emeritus of Zoology at the University of Oklahoma also said, “The legend is entirely incorrect!” It has not been shown to be true :P ( note the video uses a plastic frog) Moral: don’t believe everything you see/read
I do think there is a stark difference between realized masters, buddhas and high level bodhisattvas partaking in meat compared to ordinary mundane beings partaking in meat. The Buddha Shakyamuni did not have much of a choice, he took whatever people offered to him even if it was a boiled frog. I mention boiled frog as the monks of Northern Thailand those who go for alms sometimes found boiled frogs as part what they receive in their alms, the monks are practicing on attachm