[Wittrs] I Experience in Ordinary Language

  • From: Joseph Polanik <jpolanik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 16:10:10 -0500

void wrote:

>Joseph Polanik wrote:

>>there is self-reference.

>>the fact that the assertion ('I experience') is made is proof that
>>something makes the assertion, is it not?

From The Core of the Teachings - Krishnamurti 1980

>Man has built in himself images as a fence of security - religious,
>political, personal. These manifest as symbols, ideas, beliefs. The
>burden of these images dominates man's thinking, his relationships and
>his daily life. These images are the causes of our problems for they
>divide man from man. His perception of life is shaped by the concepts
>already established in his mind. The content of his consciousness is
>his entire existence. This content is common to all humanity...

it is typical, in the philosophy of consciousness, to point out that the
content of a stream of experiences is personal to the experiencer rather
than common to all experiencers.

what would make you think otherwise?

Joe


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