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    On Feb 22, 2021 David T. Matta wrote:

    The questions still bewilder me until today. I do not understand the claim about no-self, on a practical level, that is. Yes, one can present convincing arguments about it that may refine our view about the self. But I do not think it will have any real significance until it is fully experienced.

    In the meantime, as a person troubled by emotions, I am satisfied by not asserting a no-self view but rather working hard to decrease the negative impacts of such a view, beginning with the inflated sense of ego.The Dalai Lama in one of his videos is very clear about developing a healthy sense of self, not a denial of it. The view of reality as it is comes in time, and it is fruitless to force it by intellectual understanding.

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    On Feb 22, 2021 Jazzy wrote:

    Thank you!

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