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122969Re: discussion from DCG group.

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  • jonoabb
    Mar 2, 2012
      Hi Scott

      --- In dhammastudygroup@yahoogroups.com, "scottduncan2" <scduncan@...> wrote:
      > Dear Jon,
      > J: "I'm not sure if 'cross purposes' was the correct expression, but what I meant was just what I was trying to highlight about Rob's tongue in cheek exchange: that one person was speaking about dhammas while the other was speaking about situations and not fully appreciating the difference..."
      > Scott: Okay, I get it now. I would suggest that wrestling with this distinction *is* at the heart of matter. I keep suggesting that this distinction is blurred in different ways according to the aim of the particular point wishing to be made. I opine that posts on a list can *only* be conceptual and that, at times, the literality of things is taken to the point of absurdity in the interest of other aims.
      > ===============

      J: I'm not trying to avoid whatever dhamma issue it is you're wishing to discuss, it's just that I can't really get the point you're making :-)) If you could state it as a clear proposition I'd be happy to respond.

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