where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

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where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby mirror93 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:55 pm

I see atheists all around youtube debunking christianity, which is of course a waste of time, cuz we already know that christianity is nonsense and that god isn't real, but what about this wave of believers in non duality and this "absolute" "god" is everything (see "nisargadatta maharaj I am that" book), when will atheists criticize this new religion and making good videos with critical thinking upon their beliefs? just asking. And I see advaita vedanta a big problem cuz they actually think they are god, all is god, all is absolute, no others, no good or bad, and that you are not real for them, so whatever, if a pedo do some {!#%@} that's god doing not a pedo because the pedo is an illusion, not real, an appearance appearing in "brahman" "god, there is just "this" "god".
This of course needs a good debunking and I don't see ANY on youtube. And I see this {!#%@} growing in believers.

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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:37 am

mirror93 wrote:I see atheists all around youtube debunking christianity, .......but what about this wave of believers in non duality and this "absolute" "god" is everything


Debunking Dualism No1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS4PW35-Y00


Debunking Dualism No2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZTCK8ZluEc

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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby mirror93 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:22 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
mirror93 wrote:I see atheists all around youtube debunking christianity, .......but what about this wave of believers in non duality and this "absolute" "god" is everything


Debunking Dualism No1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS4PW35-Y00


Debunking Dualism No2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZTCK8ZluEc


This is actually criticizing dualism, not non-dualism. which is saying that there is no dualism but there is the brahman, god alone, that is the knower of all experiences and you are that blah blah

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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby Gord » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:52 am

Maybe nobody cares enough about it.
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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby Matthew Ellard » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:55 am

mirror93 wrote: This is actually criticizing dualism, not non-dualism. which is saying that there is no dualism but there is the brahman, god alone, that is the knower of all experiences and you are that blah blah


It does not say there is "the brahman" at all. You didn't watch the videos.

Would you like to set out for us, the non-dualism religious framework, so we can comment on it?

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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:31 pm

Most atheists debunk Christianity because that happens to be their cultural background.

I've seen debunkings of Judaism and Islam from an atheist perspective.

Blaise Pascal (you know, that wager guy) did a pretty good refutation of classical Paganism that still stands.

There are also debunkings of "gods in general" out there.

I'll admit (as I have before) that if you make your deity vague enough, I cannot refute it. And plenty of Christian denominations do exactly that. Also some Jews (going back to Spinoza at least).
Scientists don't know everything, therefore my favorite flavor of stoopidz is true.

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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby ElectricMonk » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:39 pm

There will always be space for a God in the Gaps - if the god is small enough.
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Re: where is the critical analysis on advaita vedanta?

Postby mirror93 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:13 pm

some BS like that

"Radical skepticism leads to God Realization"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVlaYQAqGoU

"God is pure existence"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hedcSoMMSvw

"God Needs Our Mind to Know the World"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyL1uVaXGqU

"Body-Mind - temporary modulation of awareness"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RxR040mg2A

"I have no Name or Form but Appear as All Names and Forms"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jQkWYnA9VQ

"The Self in You is God's Self"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFfXvjFdpKg

"What is God"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PZYT6Fehzo

I can't tell how much I hate Deepak Chopra this {!#%@} charlatan...but there are more like him
also Rupert Spira and a bunch of others, deny objective reality in favor of solipsism and that god is knowing everything through you, not you. so you're never knowing for yourself, but is god knowing, that's what they argue. So if a pedo abuses a child it's god the "absolute eternal love knowing awareness blah blah" doing it, thinking about it, knowing it.

The problem is that they don't call it a religion, they call it the "nature of reality", the "final truth". Not even christians do that, that's the problem. they see skepticism as just a "modulation of awareness" [whatever that means??]


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