Talk:Ahimsa in Jainism

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Clean-up[edit]

68.162.185.211 (talk) 22:09, 10 December 2007 (UTC) This article has a lot of typos; a lot of grammar mistakes. when that's the case who knows what else is wrong.

i don't have the time or knowledge to fix the page, but i'm just pointing out the need for revision.

how do you mark it as such?

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Save_Us_229 18:58, 30 December 2007 (UTC)

Ecological crisis[edit]

The article stated that "Even the mounting ecological crisis is linked to adversarialism, because it arises from a false division between humanity and "the rest" of nature."

I removed this because it is questionable (and lacks a footnote). "[E]cological crisis" is ambiguous and has not been established to be caused by man. Furthermore, industry (human action) is consistent with Jainism's "mental states and intention" (q.v.) and isn't opposed to nature (e.g., Adam Smith's invisible hand promotes/incentivizes stewardship over--and thus conservation of--privately owned natural resources; though certain forms of environmental exploitation do deplete resources and/or cause pollution, such as "tragedies of the commons" via government-enforced public property and government policies which hinder tort legal action). Surely, Jainism doesn't categorically reject the use of natural resources, for how can mankind survive without it? Urgos (talk) 22:52, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Ahimsa in Jainism/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Miniapolis (talk · contribs) 14:09, 14 June 2013 (UTC) Thank you for nominating Ahimsa in Jainism as a good article. A few issues from the start of the review:

  • Per MOS:ACCESS#Headings, "Do not make pseudo-headings using bold or semicolon markup. Screen readers and other machines can only use correctly formatted headings" (Ascetic Practices for adherence of Ahiṃsā, Laity Practices for adherence of Ahiṃsā).
  • Per WP:DOCTCAPS, "ahiṃsā" should not be capitalized throughout the article (it's particularly overcapitalized in the lead).
  • Throughout the article only the first word of a header is capitalized, and headers should not ordinarily begin with "The".

To be continued soon. Miniapolis 14:09, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

The only issue above I see needing correction before the article is passed is the first (to accommodate those with screen readers). Looking ahead to FA, one external link (to Forgiveness in Jainism) is broken and I recommend a copyedit from the Guild of Copy Editors before submission. Miniapolis 15:24, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
Since the formatting problems were so minor, I've tweaked them myself. Congratulations! Miniapolis 15:30, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

Cockroaches and bedbugs[edit]

What does a Jain householder do when their apartment or house is infested by cockroaches or bedbugs? What alternative is there to calling an exterminator to kill the insects? Keraunos (talk) 17:01, 27 September 2013 (UTC)