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Unformatted text preview: therefore meaningless in the long run; stupid to be emotionally involved with the changes and differences in the world; always remain stoic and maintain the peace of your mind) purity of thoughts, passions and unnatural action, appreciation of the beauty of nature Buddhim Between materialism and nihilism: neither being nor non-being, but becoming. Appearances should never be confused with reality, which is beyond the reach of human discursive thinking capacity (reality can only be reached by intuition, meditation, etc) Detached (all the differences perceived are NOT real, but deceptive illusions; detach yourself from any value judgments) positively - seeing thru the deceptive appearances, and penetrating into the enlightening truth; negatively: ridding oneself of illusions and desires driven by the illusions...
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- Spring '12