The Myth of the Self

Self Portrait?
Self Portrait?

“We are made up of nothing. There is no self. We are whatever we decide we are.” Frederick Lenz

Why There Is No Self: A Buddhist Perspective for the West

19 thoughts on “The Myth of the Self

  1. Why self can’t be what you decided? I didn’t understand this opposition. To be honest I even don’t know what is nothing 🙂
    I’ve already told how much I like this image. This photo is more sharp.


                1. I think what you’re saying is that enlightenment is understanding that there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and nobody you have to be except exactly who you’re being right now. Is that correct Mrs Shminke?

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