The phenomenon of collective experience

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Re: The phenomenon of collective experience

Postby tobes » Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:34 am

Acchantika wrote:Buddhism doesn't say reality is a homogenous blob without order and predictability, but that it is fractal, with each point referencing every other point. We can only describe things by referencing other things within self-imposed limitations. You can't describe what "actually happened" without being in a continual state of description for all time unless you impose some kind of boundary. But that boundary itself only applies to other boundaries and so on.


Beautifully put :applause:
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Re: The phenomenon of collective experience

Postby AlexanderS » Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:24 pm

I actually think there are alot of good answers in this thread. But perhaps it was be easier to clarify this discussion if you could explain what you consider 'real' and what you consider illusory. Like give an example of something that is real and something that is not.
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Re: The phenomenon of collective experience

Postby Karma Dondrup Tashi » Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:06 pm

tobes wrote:
Acchantika wrote:Buddhism doesn't say reality is a homogenous blob without order and predictability, but that it is fractal, with each point referencing every other point. We can only describe things by referencing other things within self-imposed limitations. You can't describe what "actually happened" without being in a continual state of description for all time unless you impose some kind of boundary. But that boundary itself only applies to other boundaries and so on.


Beautifully put :applause:


Yeah.
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