The Buddha’s Homefield Advantage

William B. Turner
2 min readNov 11, 2020
The Buddha

It never hurts to state the obvious. A lot of meditative realizations are really obvious once you have them, which makes sense, since a realization involves no new information, necessarily, but can be just a new perspective on existing information.

The current obvious observation is not a meditative realization, but just an empirical claim. I have never heard a Buddhist teacher make exactly this point…

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