Ben wrote:TMingyur wrote:experiencing "deliciousness" as a characteristic of some food is far from mere discerning in the context of depending origination.
Really, how is it different to describing a taste as 'pleasant'?
Description is not experience. Description is a mental synthesis which may have an experience as its basis but it is not the same.
Ben wrote:And where is the inherent clinging in discerning taste as pleasant?
What I expressed originally is that it is in the experience of "deliciousness" of some food. It is you who equates " experience of "deliciousness" of some food with "discerning taste as pleasant".
Ben wrote:Or the inherent aversion in discerning a taste as unpleasant? Or the inherent indifference to discerning a taste as neutral?
You should ask these question to the person who asserted these things. I did not assert such things.