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Crystal Prescriptions Judy H. The other blind man was told that white was the color of swans. The son’s take on Buddhism can be easily ignored as there are much better books that explain this ricare.

El Monje y El Filosofo : Jean-Francois Revel :

Another thing that bothers me is that Matthieu Ricard always poses as the happy sage. Outside of religion and the utopian state, Western philosophy generally has largely held on to the notion of identity and a refined form of self interest, while the East has generally has held the self to be transitory. That they are not integrated into matthisu single whole by the monks or the philosophers is tragic for everyone else, as life without the first is unexamined and unfulfilled, and without the latter is nasty and usually short.

En Defensa del Altruismo Ricard Matthieu. This is a fascinating situation where an esteemed scientist has left science to become a Momje monk, rising to the inner circle of the Dali Lama, while is father is a respected philosopher of western thought.

This wonderful book is a dialogue between a philosopher father and a buddhist son about the ideas from the eastern and western traditions that concern themselves with the meaning eo life. Jul 10, Lee Preston rated it really liked it. The two approaches do not contradict each other. Meestal stelt de filosoof vragen, om het boeddhisme beter te leren kennen, om het in een hokje te kunnen duwen is het een religie of een filosofie?

Introductory Essay by Aleister Crowley. For example, if a child is abused by his father, the child may not need help later if he could perceive how his father is in the true sense and therefore generate compassion instead. Unlike other “free-thinker vs. If you are looking for something witty that will quickly change your life, The Monk and the Philosopher is not what you want.


He complains he didn’t find spiritual role models among his family and friends – and then proceeds to drop a dazzling array of names in the arts and intellectual elite. Feb 27, Shashank Amarnath rated it really liked it. The two share a foundation in Western dialectic, which is what makes this book so unique and informative.

I have never monej in my life a person raised in the best rational tradition of the West as Matthieu Ricard was that is so ignorant of this tradition and embraces uncritically the strange Buddhist metaphysics.

They also deal with detachment, the concept of it as they discuss various issues. What e the true nature of the world as it exists independently of ourselves?

Want to Read saving…. Matthiek from The Monk and the Can a Creator be a permanent entity? He’s become ‘he ,atthieu created’. The monk is talking about an introspective but systematic observation of the nature of subjective experience; the philosopher, about the systematic and empirical investigation of the world through intellectual contemplation and experimentation.

It has been written to describe and explain; not to sound smart. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life

One of the important take-aways from these chaptersto me was the realisation of the fact that to live a good life, one needs to see things as they are and not in the way we want them to see. The book is greatly successful in translating timeless Buddhist concepts from the language of faith to the language of reason making them much more accessible to the modern reader. The discussion was pretty light on other topics—for example, the two did not attempt to elaborate Buddhist ethics and the full meaning of “suffering.

He passionately advocates for support from the most powerful nations and patiently awaits their action. However, he gave up a promising career to become a Tibetian Buddhist Monk. Revel certainly doesn’t pull any punches, and his son is always understanding and prepared with a thorough answer. Personalmente me quedo con el deseo final de los dos autores cada uno representando a una parte de unir ambas culturas, sin que por ello cada una pierda su propia identidad; la mejora del mundo material occidental junto con el crecimiento personal oriental.


Inner Sky Steven Forrest. The frequent repetition of some basic background biographical information in the first sectio There are some interesting passages but overall I liked this book’s premise far more than its execution.

The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life by Jean-François Revel

Jean-Francois Revel appears to be well versed with not only the works of the contemporary modern philosophers but also of the ancient greeks and the roman schools of thought. El libro es harto simple.

Does life have meaning? Feb 15, Manu rated it really jonje it Shelves: I just didn’t find it all that engaging. However, keep in mind that this is a work of philosophy and not a self-help book.

He took a handful of snow and concluded that white was ‘cold’. He heard a swan flying overhead, and concluded that white went ‘swish swish’. Trivia About The Monk and the Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Buddhism is not a religion but an atheist metaphysical way of being so I can relate. Wel vraag ik me bij de filosoof af in hoeverre hij op de hoogte is van het huidige discours: Orgasm Unleashed Eyal Matsliah.

Questions like whether Buddhism believes in the existence of God? The son, Matthieu Ricard was groomed to become This wonderful book is a dialogue between a philosopher father and a buddhist son about the ideas from the eastern and western traditions that concern themselves with the meaning of life.

Dit levert een mooi beeld op van het Tibetaans boeddhisme van binnenuit en de bijbehorende metafysica en meer wereldse denkbeelden.