“When a Buddhist applies the idea of constant change to the self and the soul, he gains an insight that other religions lack.” (David Weisman)

“When a Buddhist applies the idea of constant change to the self and the soul, he gains an insight that other religions lack. What we call a mind (or a self, or a soul) is actually something that changes so much and is so uncertain, that our terms for it do not find meaning. The Buddhist word for self is anatta and it means ‘no self.’ It is used to refer to oneself, while cleverly reminding the user of the word that there is such thing.”

(This was the main paragraph I liked…here the rest):
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neuro-atheism/201101/buddhism-and-neuroscience

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