Liberation of the Mind and Rejection of Religious Dogma

True liberation of the mind begins with calling into question one’s most sacred values and beliefs.

Buddha himself argued that his teachings were but a means to an end. On his deathbed, Buddha told his followers, “Do not accept what you hear by report, do not accept tradition, do not accept a statement because it is found in our books, nor because it is in accord with your belief, nor because it is the saying of your teacher...Be lamps onto yourselves...”
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