lobster wrote:Through the innernet and internet a new religious / mystical Transcendence
of new age mish mash and sect dogma is emerging.
viniketa wrote:One wonders how many books HHDL will need to write to get the point across.
Lhug-Pa wrote:viniketa wrote:One wonders how many books HHDL will need to write to get the point across.
And yet also not get taken out of context.
His Holiness is still certainly no Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, or Stephen Batchelor.
For example imagine the types of smug remarks you'd most likely get from at least two of the latter three, if you asked them what they thought of the Rainbow or Light Body. Whereas H.H. the Dalai Lama has said that Rainbow Bodies have definitely happened.
plwk wrote:"Any religion-based answer to the problem of our neglect of inner values can never be universal, and so will be inadequate.
What we need today is an approach to ethics which makes no recourse to religion and can be equally acceptable to those with faith and those without: a secular ethics," he wrote.
Lhug-Pa wrote:Viniketa, I guess I'd assumed that everyone here was already aware that many of the online articles, on this quote from H.H. the Dalai Lama, are comparing the Dalai Lama to materialists like Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, etc.
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