Date: Sat May 13 2000 - 11:29:34 PDT
Hmm...God rather than self? Isn't that dualism, something that is not
part of the eastern thought process? I guess I should make myself more
clear. I'm referring to eastern philosophy, such as buddhism, etc.
On Sat, 13 May 2000, Ernest N. Prabhakar wrote:
> I think the Eastern view of sentience is probably more about awareness of
> God, rather than of self. I think some would even claim only enlightened
> gurus are truly sentient in any meaningful sense...
> on 5/13/00 12:44 AM, Tom Sweetnam at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> Well, sentience is an awareness of self, and a questioning of the rest of
> >> it all, in the Western world. Hm...let's open that up a bit. How would
> >> sentience be described by someone whose thought process is a bit more
> >> eastern? (:
> >> Cindy
> > Eastern sentience
> Ernest N. Prabhakar, Ph.D.
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