A Path of Reasoning
simply believes in something from the outset, without having used ones intelligence to analyze the reasons for holding that belief, there is the danger that later on one will become cognizant of logical contradictions to ones belief and begin to doubt. We should also consider space itselfthe space that surrounds our planet and encompasses all the stars and planets there are. And since space has no end, it also has no center, no midpoint. And when we believe an entity that makes us suffer is permanent, we deny ourselves the relief of knowing that it is impermanent and will therefore not cause us suffering forever, or even close to it! Todays sense advancements in Stem Cell Research consciousnesses only look at todays unique objects; they do not look at the unique objects that existed yesterday, nor do they perceive the unique objects of tomorrow.
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Why is it important to analyze these things? Instead, a thought can only impute an abstract image. We can know this from what happens when we meditate. The Buddha emphasized the importance of this path of reasoning, this intelligent examination of what is being taught. So from one perspective, our bodies are consumers of food, prejudice and Human Nature and from another perspective they are food that is consumed. He told his students that their level of faith in his teachings and in him should be a product of their own critical analysis of his words. Concerning the sense consciousnesses, Mahamudra meditation regards sense perception as one would in a lucid dream: If one recognizes one is dreaming and one simply remains undistracted from that awareness, one does not have to shut off sense perceptions. Thoughts give the same label hand to the three different objects appearing to the three different eye-sense consciousnesses they think that the name hand and those three objects are the same thing.
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