Tag Archives: conceptual elaborations

The Philosopher and the Boatman

The Three Wheels of the Dharma are the three periods of the Buddha’s teaching, in which He emphasized various aspects. The First Wheel (in which He presented the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Noble Path) are focused on cause … Continue reading

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I and the other

When we perceive any object (for example, a tree), how do we come to recognize it? If we cannot distinguish the tree from its setting (the background), we cannot recognize it at all. Therefore, our recognition of the tree requires … Continue reading

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Daily movie

In the movies, the action on the screen can make us laugh or cry; it can inspire or terrorize, entertain us or bore us to tears. The characters we see can seem pleasant or unpleasant, beautiful or ugly, special or … Continue reading

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