Re: Nothing is really happening, and yet, here we are . . .


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Posted by Soulplex (206.42.17.126) on April 18, 2000 at 10:04:34:

In Reply to: Re: Nothing is really happening, and yet, here we are . . . posted by Jer. on April 17, 2000 at 23:00:32:

<< If something is truely understood, It should take much less explaining! Learn what you teach my friend!! Teach only what you truly know!!! >>

Would you apply the same logic to the over-1000 page Avatamsaka Sutra? Do you assume its authors didn't know what they were talking about because of the length of their explanation? Indeed, I chose a lengthy and thorough explanation, with numerous examples and analogies, precisely because dear Remmy asked for clarification. I could have easily given a single-paragraph response, but I was intending to help Remmy understand, not somehow prove to others with a short and pithy statement that "I" know what "I" am talking about.

I'm sorry if I upset you in some way. That was not my intent.

--tom




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