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by PeteJ
Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)
Replies: 6
Views: 1222

Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

I feel that some profound and well-tested ideas are being dismissed without a thought. The summary of the book suggests that it is superficial and idiosyncratic, perhaps too dumbed-down, but basically on message. "It talks about how a human brain is just a processing plant. How the real you is actua...
by PeteJ
Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: How to prove existence to an ever negating person?
Replies: 13
Views: 1364

Re: How to prove existence to an ever negating person?

This 'negating person' is not making an argument but just repeating a mantra. For a proper argument against existence check out the literature of mysticism. The fact is that existence cannot be proved even to a reasonable person. Hell, few people would even be able to define what they mean by it.
by PeteJ
Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Does reality really exist?
Replies: 31
Views: 3615

Re: Does reality really exist?

Explorer - I don't know why you received such rude replies. You ask a standard question. The question arises because there is no way to prove that anything truly exists. This is just as well, since mysticism says it doesn't. If you really are an explorer I'd suggest maybe looking into the Buddhist p...