Re: Zen singularity

Date: Mon Feb 23 2004 - 08:17:52 MST

On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Metaqualia wrote:

> > I could say a lot about this, because I have taken the Buddhist precepts
> > (formal vows) and am studying Soto Zen Buddhism as a disciple
> There is absolutely no intersection between zen and the singularity. If
> anything they are opposite, since zen is an attempt at stopping the rational
> mind (which can be fun, and entertaining, and educational, and inspiring,
> but still delusional), and the singularity is about thought pumped up to the
> extreme.

But you could argue that the extreme of rational thought might come right
back around to Buddhist like ideas?

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