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Can Truths Be Invalidated By Disbelief?

Oct. 19 | Even the theoretical ‘truth’ that there are no truths is a ‘truth’ if it is true, that invalidates itself. – Nowanden (Part 1) Will one who ‘renounced’ the Triple Gem to embrace another faith still be ‘haunted’...

‘Striking Vipers’ In A ‘Black Mirror’

Jul. 1 | With technological advances, there is an ever-thinning fine line between reality and virtuality; real-life versus ‘fun and games’. What if the day comes, when the fantastically and sensually simulated is maximised so much, that it is preferred...

Judge Haiku

Apr. 18 | To carelessly judge is to not care about reality.

Did ‘Christine’ Create Reality TV?

Feb. 20 | ‘Christine’ is based on a true story, described to be about sensationalism, that is however not sensationalistic. It tells the shocking and tragic 1974 case of news reporter Christine Chubbuck, who struggled with depression while striving...

Be A Perfect Mirror

May. 27 | A good mirror helps us to see things as they are. A poor mirror ‘helps’ us to distort things from what they are. – Stonepeace | Books Enlightened minds work like perfect mirrors. What encountered is simply reflected as they are, without...

Are You Ignorant Of Your Cypher Complex?

May. 25 | (To Enter Or Exit ‘The Matrix’ Of Delusion?) Disciple: Do Pure Lands (净土) exist? Master: Does this defiled land (秽土) exist? Disciple: Of course it does. Master: If so, Pure Lands exist all the more. – Pure Land & Zen Dialogue Screened...

The Living ‘Dharma’ Of ‘Deadpool’?

Feb. 26 | For the uninitiated, Deadpool is an unconventional character who breaks the fourth wall of comic books to talk to readers directly, sometimes even referring to other comic books! To ‘break the fourth wall’ means to break the imaginary transparent...

Towards Greater ‘Inception’ Of Reality

Oct. 1 | Recently, Christopher Nolan, the director of ‘Inception’ finally spoke on the ambiguous ending of his film, which was a spinning top that wobbled a bit before cutting to black. For those who missed the movie, if it spun on indefinitely, it...

Disappointment

Mar. 15 | Disappointment is just a reminder to further align with reality with greater diligence. – Stonepeace (Get Books)

Your So-Called Reality

Mar. 7 | If you know you are dreaming, you are to that extent awake, it is so-called ‘reality’ for you then, as you continue waking. If you do not know you are dreaming, you are to that extent asleep, it is so-called ‘reality’ for you then, as you continue...

The Compassion & Wisdom Of Relative & Absolute Truths

Nov. 1 | To share absolute truths with those who need relative truths is to confuse instead of help. To share relative truths with those who need absolute truths is to belittle instead of enlighten. – Stonepeace Relative truths refer to conventional realities...

Danger Of Clinging To Emptiness

Oct. 24 | If one clings to the relative forms of all phenomena, one neglects the absolute emptiness of all phenomena. One makes forms an eternalistic dogma, and forgoes the wisdom of practising non-attachment [of the transient]. If one clings to the absolute...

The Silent Yet Noisy Falling Tree?

Sep. 20 | The practice of all the bodhisattvas is never to entertain concepts, which revolve around dualistic notions of perceiver and perceived, in the knowledge that all these appearances are but the mind itself, whilst mind’s own nature is forever beyond the...

Good Or Bad Dream?

Aug. 2 | We are caught believing in and living a dream reality, investing in it emotionally, unwilling and unable to see through it because of our own personal attachment to the dream, especially if it seems a good one. – Jon Kabat-Zinn (Coming To Our Senses)

Relativity Not Reality

Feb. 28 | False imagination teaches that such things as light and shade, black and white are different and to be discriminated; but they are not independent of each other; they are only different aspects of the same thing, they are terms of relation not of [ultimate]...
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