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Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Re: Buddhism and What it Offers

None of these words matter. Either experience continues or it does not.
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Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Re: Buddhism and What it Offers

Is that a contradiction with Buddha saying that annihilationism is wrong, or is that just a misunderstanding? Some people say that because there is no self to begin with, that it doesn't contradict Buddha saying annihilationism is wrong, because there was nothing to annihilate in the first place. Ho...
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Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Re: Buddhism and What it Offers

Why avoid the main part of the question. Is there at any point a cessation of experience according to buddhism?
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Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Re: Buddhism and What it Offers

If there is no continuity of experience from one life to the next, what is the purpose of achieving nibbana or final nibbana? What we discuss in Sutta as Nibbana is not really the Nibbana. It is the objectification of Nibbana as we are trying to define it with five clinging aggregate. According to ...
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Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Re: Buddhism and What it Offers

If there is no continuity of experience from one life to the next, what is the purpose of achieving nibbana or final nibbana? If experience does not continue onto the next life, is final nibbana not practically achieved at the time of death?
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Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and What it Offers
Replies: 73
Views: 4603

Buddhism and What it Offers

Since self is illusion, and all things are result of cause and effect, such that there is no inherent is-ness or self to anything. The illusory self is just a process of chemical and electrical signals interacting with stimuli, the illusory self is an emergent phenomenon and once the chemical and el...