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6 years ago
Danny: You kicked me off the building?
Ward: Of course I did.
It's what you do when you see someone trying to break in.
Danny: You are really pushing the limits of karma.
Source: Iron Fist, episode 4
What does "karma" mean?
I checked it in dictionary, but it doesn't fit the above context.
karma: (in the Buddhist and Hindu religions) the force produced by a person's actions in one life that influences what happens to them in future lives.
Mar 22, 2017 at 23:15
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Although the above is the strict definition of
karma, it's also used to describe the general belief that one gets what they deserve.
In your example, Ward kicks Danny off the building because
"It's what you do when you see someone trying to break in." - he believes that Danny deserves this for his actions. Danny seems to see this as an extreme response to his actions, and believes that Ward is "pushing the limits of karma".
Nov 3, 2017 at 11:38
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