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August 25, 2014


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Everyone else believing the wrong things can be a real source of sufferring.

How do we know what the sutras say are true? How do we know the authors were not guessing or creating stories or simply being mis-interpreted?

How much is testable? After all did not Buddha extol a fundamentally skeptic approach?

What about the end-game? What does it mean to relunquish all views?

I think the difference between Samsara and Nirvana is simply the difference in balance between different thinking modes with cognition being largely silent or if not silent treated with a certain lightness. I think Zazen and its ilk encourages the transition by biasing be-ing over thinking. I have good reason to think this but I don't have certainty.

What I plan to do in half an hour from now is. Ot predicated on the prescence or absence of an afterlife or reincarnation.

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