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High Working Hypothesis

The Four Aristocrats of Truths

1 The aristocrat of truths with regard to pain:

Birth is pain,
Aging is pain,
Sickness is pain,
Death is pain;
Grief and lamentation,
pain and misery,
and despair are pain;
Being yoked to the unloved is pain,
Being separated from the loved is pain
Not getting the wished for, that too is pain.
To be concise:
the five stockpiles binding up individuality are pain.

 

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2 The aristocrat of truths with regard to the origin of pain:

pain originates in whatever hunger/thirst there is
for the material things so loved
that are downbound to this world
which give pleasure,
and to which one is attached;
things confounded with lust and self indulgence,
that result in living, rebirth;

in whatever delight there is
for the material things so loved
that are downbound to this world
which give pleasure,
and to which one is attached;
things confounded with lust and self indulgence,
that result in living, rebirth;

in whatever lust for getting there is
for the material things so loved
that are downbound to this world
which give pleasure,
and to which one is attached;
things confounded with lust and self indulgence,
that result in living, rebirth;

in whatever seeking pleasure and delight now here, now there there is
for the material things so loved
that are downbound to this world
which give pleasure,
and to which one is attached;
things confounded with lust and self indulgence,
that result in living, rebirth.

It is just as well to say it is:
thirst for pleasures,
thirst for living,
thirst for escape.

 

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3 The aristocrat of truths with regard to the end of pain:

pain ends upon the ending of that hunger/thirst,
upon letting it go,
giving it up,
putting it away,
eradicating it,
eliminating it,
rejecting it,
burning it off,
burning it up,
burning it out,
doing away with it,
causing it to cease,
becoming disenchanted with it,
renouncing it,
upon the ending with nothing remaining of that hunger/thirst,
the freedom from it,
upon attaining utter objective detachment towards that hunger/thirst
for the material things so loved
that are downbound to this world
which give pleasure,
and to which one is attached;
things confounded with lust and self indulgence,
that result in living, rebirth.

 

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4 The aristocrat of truths with regard to the way to get to the end of pain:

The Way to the End of Dukkha is through following the aristocratic eight-dimensional high way:

High Working Hypothesis
High Principles
High Talk
High Works
High Lifestyle
High Reign
High Mind
High Get'n High
High Vision
High Objective Detachment