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sweetheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-26-03 10:25 AM
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25. the anarchist conundrum
I agree that buddha nature is an absence almost more than it is a presence, and by making it its masculine "presence" aspect as an authority in a secular party, the imbalanced removal of the absence from the wholistic energy equation destabilizes the result... or at least that's my take on it.

By the very nature of "political party" there needs to be an authority in government or we get really bad shit.... realpolitick... i love anarchist theory, is like pure opium marxism, but really there must be an authority, and a buddhist authority is the most benign of all i can conceive of by its denial of intellectualism.... so buddhist awakening does not recoginize written twisting of truth, only in person representation. The tibetan government in exile comes to mind, the dalai lama is the secular leader of tibet by my mind, and if someone else think's hes the spiritual leader, that's their business. There IS an authority, and the tibetan buddhists learned that after being overrun by the chinese.. they were naive and should have been prepared to protect their way of life.
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