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April 10, 2012


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Reading some of the latest comments on this blog, I am reminded of Orwells famous sentence and prediction about our current times; Stupidity is knowledge - ignorance is truth.

The self is itself not a thing. It cannot be said to exist as chairs or animals exist. It has the same ontological status as an event. So it can only be actualized. As it exists now, it's only as potential.

Hence Dogen's profound statement that the self arrays itself as time.

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