[Buddha-l] Speaking of simple minds

Tom Troughton ghoti at consultron.ca
Thu Aug 4 22:56:43 MDT 2005

On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 21:53:09 +0200, Rob Hogendoorn wrote:

>There are some extensive discussions on this theme in Matthieu  
>Ricard's and Trinh Xuan Thuan's "The Quantum and the Lotus : A  
>Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet" (ISBN  
>1400080797) as well. Matthieu holds forth on some Buddhist arguments  
>against any type of creator, creative or organizing principle in many  

Are you saying that Ricard argues that the Buddhist idea of karma and
motivation as the principle condition of action leading to deluded
experience is not a creative or organising principle, and the agent
performing such actions is not the creator of such experience?
Best wishes
Tom Troughton

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