FW: [Buddha-l] Laughing at enlightenment

Erik Hoogcarspel jehms at xs4all.nl
Fri May 6 02:15:43 MDT 2005

curt schreef:

> Richard P. Hayes wrote:
>> On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 21:48 -0400, Steven Lane wrote:
>>> This is why T'ien T'ai non-dualism trumps Madhyamika emptiness.
>> Anyone who still thinks in terms of trumping has not even made it to
>> first base as a non-dualist. But don't feel bad. Non-dualism is such a
>> ludicrous parody of Buddhism that you're much better off not going
>> there.  
> In the struggle against dualism - dualism always wins. Its like
> tic-tac-toe or nuclear war (didn't someone already mention the
> movie "War Games"?): "the only way to win is to not play."

Do you mean that it takes two to tango? That's what I would say anyway. 
I always have been very suspicious of all those nondualists who 
considered themselves prophets of the only true religion and talked 
about Descartes as a kind of devil. How nondualist can you be? Always 
stick one finger up?


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