porpoise wrote:dharmagoat wrote:For example, I enjoy the sound of distant thunder, but if I hear a jet plane fly high overhead I resent the intrusion. Actually, the two sounds are almost identical.
Yes, I know what you mean. It's like with natural sounds there is nobody to blame.
So we sit in silence as aspiring Buddhas, poised to blame and reject. Sounds that annoy us serve to remind us of this discrepancy.