[Buddha-l] Paul Williams

Timothy Smith smith at wheelwrightassoc.com
Tue Dec 25 12:10:50 MST 2007

Man, thats good to know.  I feel better already!

Timothy Smith
Wheelwright Associates


On Dec 25, 2007, at 3:56 AM, Erik Hoogcarspel wrote:

> Timothy Smith schreef:
>> I must admit I've always been bothered by the fact that I've never  
>> been bothered by the question either.  I used to feel I was
>> spiritually deficient.  Know I know it, and I remain bothered by  
>> my unbotheredness.
>> Timothy Smith
>> Wheelwright Associates
>> www.wheelwrightassoc.com
> You're in good company. According to Husserl thinking needs the  
> living world (Lebenswelt), the world of everyday life. So you  
> allways proceed from what is. His pupil Heidegger confirmed in his  
> existential analysis that part of life is the dimension of being  
> thrown into existence, so the contingency of being. Merleau-Ponty  
> who understood Husserl better then he did himself, argues time and  
> again agianst the naivity of writers who think they can as it were  
> scratch themselves from the pages of life in order to get 'a  
> surveilling eye', and the final understanding of what life is all  
> about. This is fooling yourself, he thinks, a kind of scientism,  
> looking at yourself like a scientist who examines crystals or  
> beatles. This kind of criticism could probably also be used against  
> classical abhidharma.
> Erik
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