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the court of the monastery, a man asked him:
-Ch'an monastery supposed to be clean and pure. Why is there dust to sweep?
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A QUESTION ABOUT VERIFYING...
Posted on Feb.11.2009 @ 08:04PM EDT by chontri

Can an experience be verified?

What did you do to verify it, then said, "It is verifiable."?

What did you do to verify it, then said, "It is not verifiable."?

Can an experience be verified?

.........

Jareth:
A ruler has finite length, but that doesn't mean you can't use the ruler to measure things. So we might still find an acceptable means of "measuring" verification. (A means which would take our problems with experential verification into account.

" .........

ChonTri:
If one only relies on the means to do weighing, measuring, counting, comparing, reasoning...to know things in the universe, then when he gets no means like those to use or no means like those can be applied at all, he will get lost.

" .........

Jareth:
But he does not only.... so he will not get lost.

" .........

ChonTri
Even when he does not only..., he will still get lost.

ChonTri 02/11/2009


 



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