Hello. Good morning.
and/or behavioural scientists have largely attributed life's experiences
including the way we were bought up, our environment, etc, as the instrumental
factor influencing one's perceptions. This is, of course, a very logical
and scientific way of explaining a very complex topic. But coming from a
Buddhist perspective, one's perceptions (at different life stages) are
inevitably shaped by one's karma. This is an aspect, which "defies"
conventional scientific explanation. Indeed, lay people are not
enlightened because their eyes are literally "tainted" by their own karmic
Somewhat abstract... but think about this, "As long as we
continue to perceive things and events with a discriminating mind, we remain
un-enlightened". Through critical thinking and reasoning, we may become a
quick or fast thinker. Perhaps, much wiser than ever, as our train of
thought develops. Paradoxically, however, we may not even move
progressively along the enlightenment path. Why? Simply because we
chose to discriminate in excess without wisdom, failing to see things as they
Have a nice day... Amitabha...