The Denial of the World from an Impartial View

@article{Contestabile2016TheDO,
  title={The Denial of the World from an Impartial View},
  author={Bruno Contestabile},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={49 - 61}
}
Abstract Starting point: And remember, he who rebukes the world is rebuked by the world. (Kipling 1895, 116) The above quote describes the mechanism which ensures that the affirmation of the world prevails. Positively minded people have a better survival value and the survivors are always right. But are the survivors also the winners? Not from a Buddhist point of view, which suggests that we should rather leave the wheel of reincarnation. Type of Problem: Is our perception of suffering and risk… Expand

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