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PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:55 pm 
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I think therefore I am.

What I think I am. There is no thing what thinks something.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:44 am 
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Yes, the problem is the 'am.'

The 'am' for Descartes implies that thought is grounded in enduring substance: the formal basis for an independent ego.

So a Buddhist reinterpretation would be simply:

I think, therefore I think.

(thinking happens, but without being grounded in enduring substance). :anjali:


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:55 pm 
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i think , therefore i am thinking ...i think. :smile:

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