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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Mind is Everything and Nihilism Cosmology IV

“Everything is mind,” Buddhists assert. However, this piece is not about Buddhism, but the notion that the entire cosmos is thought. In Plato’s Philebus, Socrates’ “divine mind” forms a cosmos; so this notion is not just Buddhist. Aristotle’s cosmos is … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Bringing the Buddha and Plato Together

It might seem folly to bring the Buddha and Plato together, but I am going to do precisely that. At the heart of Mahayana Buddhism is the notion that there is an ultimate reality and an apparent and conventional reality. … Continue reading

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