Literality of The Gradual Training

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

Postby daverupa » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:19 am

"A graduated training" works. It encompasses the ossified ariya classification scheme as well as the more general schemas of graduated training.

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:04 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:44 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:42 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

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Re: Literality of The Gradual Training

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:51 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.


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