Update: Should It Make Sense To You To Be True?
Estimated reading time: 3 minute(s)Question: Is it true that Buddhism doesn’t require you to believe anything that doesn’t make sense to you?
Response: No. Here’s why…
I received some great comments to my original post about how confusing the diagram was. I think my effort to tie in Buddhism got me started at the wrong place. In this new diagram, I come to the same conclusion but I pull in the Buddhist context later. Hopefully this, well, makes more sense.
First of all, what makes sense to us:
The Usual Suspects
Belief, logic, and knowledge are always suspect. Knowledge less so, but nonetheless human knowledge is only true in that it is less wrong than the last thing.
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Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two. - Octavio
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