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Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:20 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby Karma Dondrup Tashi » Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:25 am

Ugh. Pain.

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby Konchog1 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:54 am

Industrial development?

Money for globalists. Not Afghans.
Equanimity is the ground. Love is the moisture. Compassion is the seed. Bodhicitta is the result.

-Paraphrase of Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tsephel citing the Guhyasamaja Tantra

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Without attachment, self-liberating, like a snake in a knot.
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Mental obscurations are purified and the dharmakaya is attained."

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:08 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby viniketa » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:30 am

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:21 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby viniketa » Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:54 am

The film maker, Brent E. Huffman, is trying to make a case to save the site:

http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/22/opinion/a ... ?hpt=hp_t3

Yes, segments of the population wish to destroy that most ancient of heritages, and their tactics hold others in fear, but I can't help but think that, one day, Afghans will think differently.

Even so, whether or not Afghans feel the loss, the whole world will. Most of all, it will be a great loss to the international Buddhist community, such as it is. How sad that there is very little cohesion among the various Buddhist traditions, as nationalism has set in so many places. In my propensity for naivete, I think of the possibilities if some of the gargantuan stupa projects were to be abandoned and the funds used to save the Buddhist heritage in Afghanistan, which would go a long way toward providing more stable employment and perhaps bring new possibilities for lasting peace to this area that has been war torn practically since the decline of Buddhism there.

That's not 'lucid' dreaming... :roll:

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:12 pm

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:01 pm

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:03 pm

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:25 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby lobster » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:09 am

This giant Buddha was built in direct response to the
destruction in Afghanistan :twothumbsup:


You build some, you lose some
remind me of something about impermanence
. . . but it has gone from my mind . . .

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Re: Golden Buddha, Hidden Copper

Postby pueraeternus » Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:51 pm

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica


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