Self, No Self, and the Paradoxes of Self and No Self Preservation
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Buddhism has been criticized for espousing detachment from others, but though Buddhism promotes nonattachment, it does not state whether its practices actually undermine the ability to be in relationship with others. Buddhism has also been criticized for promoting nihilism, yet it has not been well understood how teachings on no self actually promote healthy relationality. Alicia, Norene, Deborah, Marcella, and Mary discuss what no self means to them.