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Gullible wrote:It has been my experience to date that studying Abhidhamma is extremely valuable up to a point beyond which annihilationism sneaks into play or one lives in constant fear of "wrong view of self" (colloquially put: paralysis by analysis). Has anyone else had this experience? How did you deal with it?
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Gullible wrote:Has anyone else had this experience? How did you deal with it?
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