Intuition

Chenrezig, The Buddha of Compassion

Intuition is very important on the Buddhist path. It is a form of knowledge, or way of knowing, different from the empiricism that our society mostly favors heavily.

Empiricism is the theory that the most reliable knowledge comes from our five senses. It has the virtue of being public and falsifiable. Every human mind interprets sensory data uniquely, but people can agree on what they are looking at and how they will talk about it. There is…

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William B. Turner

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.