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2 years ago#1
http://www.geekfill.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/The-Dalai-Lama-On-Buddhism-Science.jpg
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2 years ago#2
Not sure that "challenges" is the right word.
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2 years ago#3
Yeah. I always read it as a challenge to dogmatism more than anything.
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2 years ago#4
Hustle Kong posted...
Yeah. I always read it as a challenge to dogmatism more than anything.

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2 years ago#5
Challenging science is the opposite of his intention with that comment.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGV1GWVrz-o
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2 years ago#6
That's kind of the opposite of challenging science. It's accepting science and challenging Buddhism to keep up.
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2 years ago#7
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.
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