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Enlightenment reasoning.

The only way to defeat an argument is to present it in the strongest possible light.


Mystic and romantic writers should be enjoyed in the morning. Rationalist and enlightenment arguments should be read at night.

Waking up is hard to do.

Some rise quickly at the first alarm; others take several alarms to rouse them; in most cases, the sleeper must set the alarm for himself.

Kim, “Heavenly Creature.”

Perhaps a robot could achieve enlightenment. On the Buddha-nature hypothesis, there is no fundamental difference between human and other beings.

The mind is a moonlit, snowy plain.

It might look like there is much light, but there is just a lot of reflection going on.

You call that a light?

Reason is like a pair of night-vision goggles in the night of experience.