greenjuice wrote:Saying that one shouldn't accept anything on tradition, hearsay, scripture etc. or logic and rational inquerty, but on seeing for oneself- is a bit hypoctical, because, I'm pretty sure, not only all the people on this forum, but virtually every Buddhist alive accepted Buddhism on the bases on what is said that shouldn't be one's basis for acceptance.
I think you're conflating "basis for acceptance" with "grounds for investigation". The proper basis for acceptance is knowing and seeing for oneself. Grounds for investigation necessarily precede this, as you say, but this doesn't render a hypocritical position.