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by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Germann wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Germann wrote:
I do not exist in reality, in reality there are elements (dhammas). This is what Pali Abhidhamma teaches.
then I will not converse with you

you're wasting my time, as well as yours
You disagree with the Pali Abhidhamma.
yes
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Germann wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Germann wrote:
Whose freedom is it, if satta does not totally exist in reality?
your freedom
I do not exist in reality, in reality there are elements (dhammas). This is what Pali Abhidhamma teaches.
then I will not converse with you

you're wasting my time, as well as yours
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Germann wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Germann wrote:
Hinting at some act of free will, you deny thereby the Pali Abhidhamma
karma is based on free will
Whose freedom is it, if satta does not totally exist in reality?
your freedom
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Carpe diem
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: The number of all possible consecutive combinations

Germann wrote: Then it will be evidence that in the infinite multitude of past lives there is not necessarily a life that ends with the realization of Nibbana.
your current life is evidence you wasted time…

how likely is that to change?

no particular math will determine the answer
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Germann wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Germann wrote:
Deterministic processes, just like random events, have probability. Deterministic processes are a special case for probability theory.
…… only by effort
Hinting at some act of free will, you deny thereby the Pali Abhidhamma
karma is based on free will
by cappuccino
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Germann wrote:
cappuccino wrote: Nirvana will not just happen

not by accident, only by effort
Deterministic processes, just like random events, have probability. Deterministic processes are a special case for probability theory.
…… only by effort
by cappuccino
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Nirvana will not just happen

not by accident, only by effort
by cappuccino
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 327
Views: 3641

Re: Theravada against mathematics

this speculation does not help you achieve anything
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 149
Views: 6334

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

Aloka wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:36 pm
cappuccino wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:39 pm

in other words, there is a lot more to learn

Or alternatively, a lot more to let go of!
:woohoo:
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is an Arahant?
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: What is an Arahant?

ihrjordan wrote: I write all this because those with eyes will see.
it is appreciated
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 149
Views: 6334

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

Aloka wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:50 am
Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:53 am
cappuccino wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:00 am
the teaching isn't just emptiness

also, emptiness is not really a "teaching"
:goodpost:


What about this article by Thanissaro
emptiness by itself is not a teaching

in other words, there is a lot more to learn
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 149
Views: 6334

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta wrote: This is my luckiest day since on DW
:rolleye:
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 149
Views: 6334

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

the teaching isn't just emptiness

also, emptiness is not really a "teaching"
by cappuccino
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 149
Views: 6334

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

This one sentence is enough there is no need to say anything more. It is equivalent to all the scriptures.
:rolleye: