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by Christian89
Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Brain in a vat, solipsism...
Replies: 31
Views: 6240

Re: Brain in a vat, solipsism...

Know that you've trained your mind to think in this way. You've made it an unconscious habit. You haven't always thought this way. Does thinking in this way cause you stress or not? If it causes you stress and you want to change this thinking, know that there is a way to live, to train yourself as ...
by Christian89
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Brain in a vat, solipsism...
Replies: 31
Views: 6240

Re: Brain in a vat, solipsism...

Also it seems that Buddha was deluded. If you can't answer you're not BIV or a solipsist mind there is no way to answer whether your life wouldn't continue after your death(if you're englightened). I think this simple fact easily disproves the teachings of the Buddha and shows that he was deluded, h...
by Christian89
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Brain in a vat, solipsism...
Replies: 31
Views: 6240

Re: Brain in a vat, solipsism...

Detachment sound like desocialization to me. I really don't want that. Your depression is probably NOT caused by ' the questions you have '. Its probably the other way round. And as others have suggested, seek help. And I don't mean online. No, it's definetely caused by these questions. And by "help...
by Christian89
Sun Dec 01, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Brain in a vat, solipsism...
Replies: 31
Views: 6240

Re: Brain in a vat, solipsism...

Are you in treatment? No. Have you spoken with anyone? No. Only once you have taken steps to resolve your depression and overcome your anxiety I think you will see the apparently iron-clad Cartesian position is much less convincing. I'm not sure what do you mean. The depression is caused by the que...
by Christian89
Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Brain in a vat, solipsism...
Replies: 31
Views: 6240

Brain in a vat, solipsism...

Lately i've been reading a lot about BIV and Solipsism and i'm horrified by those scenarios. I'm in severe depression and i can't live normally anymore. I just don't want to exists! I cannot live like that anymore! The possibility that my family and my friends are not real is extremely scary. I'm in...