lyndon taylor wrote:For instance you can have the intention to mow the lawn, but the action of actually getting started mowing it might take an hour or two weeks.
there are acts of body speech & mind. and as mind precedes all phenomena (Dhp1 & 2), and intention is a mental action it is, as the above quote from AN6 says, Kamma.
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.John Stuart Mill