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In that case scientific theory is only an instrument

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world, to relate with the world in a very powerful way, but nothing more. In that case, scientific theory is only an instrument for us to reorient toward the world and to use what our relation with the world affords us in a mode that is helpful for us.” 4 Science plays a part in Buddhism because science helps us understand our world just like one is taught to do so in Buddhism. “Science cannot contribute much to Buddhism, for most of its discoveries are only supportive of the truths of Buddhism, which were discovered some 2,500 years ago.” 5 Although science does not help with new discoveries of religion, it can still help to reinforce those ideas that have been constructed throughout the years. 4 Zajonc, Arthur and Michael Bitbol “Chapter 2: Why the Moon Follows Me: Observation and Relationally in Phenomena”. The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality. Hasenkamp, Wendy and Janna R. White. (eds). Yale University Press (2017), pp 73. 5 Ratanakul, Pinit. "Buddhism and Science: Allies or Enemies?" Zygon® 37, no. 1 (2002): 118.
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Bibliography Ratanakul, Pinit. "Buddhism and Science: Allies or Enemies?" Zygon® 37, no. 1 (2002): 115- 120. Zajonc, Arthur and Michael Bitbol “Chapter 2: Why the Moon Follows Me: Observation and Relationally in Phenomena”. The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality. Hasenkamp, Wendy and Janna R. White. (eds). Yale University Press (2017), pp 51-84.
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