A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:
Daily Buddhist Wisdom
king said: 'Nagasena, he who escapes reindividualization [rebirth], is
it by reasoning that he escapes it?'
'Both by reasoning, your Majesty, and by wisdom, and by other good
'But are not reasoning and wisdom surely much the same?'
'Certainly not. Reasoning is one thing, wisdom another. Sheep and goats,
oxen and buffaloes, camels and asses have reasoning, but wisdom they
'Well put, Nagasena!'