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Overview
  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    buddhist, great and good.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 11.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 271 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jul 16 2019.
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Most positive reviewquestion

great transaction and great product

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Buddhism without beliefs a contemporary look at Buddhist philosophy is a serious book.the author will force you to analyze your...  Read More

Most authentic reviewquestion

Such an excellent book, with a summary of REAL early Buddhist history and thought to start with and deeply helpful chapters fol...  Read More

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Helpful Insights

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    If you're no longer deeply inspired by the mental image of saffron robed monks in mystic temples meditating their suffering away then this book will likely appeal to you.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Yes, we're all where we are at now no matter how we like it or not.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Any effective book on buddhism should help bring us to the point where we see that and can put down the book and actually go live that way.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This was the buddhism as taught by the buddha himself (theravada buddhism) and it was only later incorporated into beliefs about the supernatural (mahayana buddhism).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Batchelor describes his own understanding of the above, going into much greater depth to assert that belief in the absurd is not necessary (and often distracts from the goal).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    For to deny either god or meaning is simply the antithesis of affirming them.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Yet such an agnostic stance is not based on disinterest.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is founded on a passionate recognition that 'i do not know'.

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