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The Dalai Lama challenges Science

#1Vado_UNPosted 7/19/2013 2:28:25 AM
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#2IndoriPosted 7/19/2013 8:22:34 AM
Not sure that "challenges" is the right word.
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#3Hustle KongPosted 7/19/2013 8:28:39 AM
Yeah. I always read it as a challenge to dogmatism more than anything.
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#4TheBlackCat13Posted 7/19/2013 10:41:50 AM
Hustle Kong posted...
Yeah. I always read it as a challenge to dogmatism more than anything.

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#5mercurydudePosted 7/19/2013 11:50:39 AM
Challenging science is the opposite of his intention with that comment.
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#6KNessJMPosted 7/19/2013 5:57:58 PM
That's kind of the opposite of challenging science. It's accepting science and challenging Buddhism to keep up.
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#7AynRandySavagePosted 7/19/2013 9:13:08 PM
People leave out the part at the end where he says "but then again, It'd be really hard to scientifically prove Buddhsim wrong" with a wink.