Buddhism as a "rational" religion.

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Re: Buddhism as a "rational" religion.

Post by danieLion » Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:37 am

daverupa wrote:If we resolve to say that empiricism, with the six senses, is a better descriptive fit than rationalism, then it is the case that we will be able to avoid certain misunderstandings of jhana and nibbana, the terms you've indicated. However, those words need their contexts in order to be fully understood; even a careful descriptive approach using Western philosophical categories will never quite 'square the circle'.

I now believe we are in accord.

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