69180Re: Antw.: [dsg] Q. Rupas, Ch 1, no 2
- Mar 4, 2007Dear TG
If I read you correctly you think citta and mentality are actually
types of matter. And that there is no arisng and falling of matter or
How does your theory explain that one mght die as a human and then be
reborn instantly - without any time interval-as a God in a distant
world. Isn't that more than a slowly continuous change?
And how could matter move so fast ?
--- In email@example.com, TGrand458@... wrote:
> In a message dated 3/4/2007 11:30:40 P.M. Mountain Standard Time,
> sarahprocterabbott@... writes:
> > I can't think of one sutta that backs up the "arising and
> > ceasing" outlook.
> S: Do any of the following help?
> Hi Sarah
> Not really. Nothing you posted suggests anything (regarding
> other than "continuous change." Of course formations are
different from one
> moment to the next if things are changing continuously. That
doesn't mean the
> formations or phenomena "pop on and off." What it means is that
> are constantly moving in relation to and in dependence on other
> Generally the suttas will describe it as -- arising, changing
> persisting, then ceasing. Its that "changing while persisting"
part that indicates
> "continuous change." Not to mention other references I've posted
> that actually describe formations as "slowly/continuously
> Move your arm up and down if you want to notice continuous
> won't notice it popping on and off during that process. What is
the change in
> moving the arm? There are a variety of changes occurring. But
> most obvious is the change in the formation/configuration of the
body and its
> relationship to exterior formations.
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