Re: virus: Re: The Fall of Buddhism

Wright, James 7929 (
Sat, 15 Mar 97 23:37:00 EST

Tim Rhodes[] wrote:
>You know that isn't an argument, David. Show me a case where Buddhism
>doesn't work /for a Buddist/.

There are those who abandon Buddhism and choose other paths; are those
"no longer Buddhists?" Or are the only persons who can be called
"Buddhist" those who practice accordingly?

>If those axioms do not produce a closed system, then I challenge you to
>construct and argument against them. If you can, if you can challenge
>your own axioms, within your system, I will freely admit that
>is an open system (sorry, I'm a poor artist, I can't offer you any
>material incentive to do it other than my undying love and devotion).

This is a better response. Buddhists might well wonder if Zen proves it
is an open system!
James Wright