Yes, all that we concept as self is ego and is not exactly what will continue on through the bardo. However, one is nearly guaranteed an eventual return to the same exact consciousness, down to the every neuron >>21594535
Knowing this is why I Bodhi'd for the long haul. An infinity in search of a true nihilo for us all, at least every time I loop and end up here again. The ride goes on till I get everyone else off this sinking ship first. >>21594815
I actually felt I came at you a little bit, because your response WAS a fair insight, for me. It's difficult to teach these things
- one could easily take your post to be a support for materialism, despite it also highlighting aspects of Idealism. To plainly state "Nirvana is real" or that "anything is real" is contrary to the exact metaphysical principals of Nirvana. Get the whole doubletalk problem? Almost triggers me to annoyance.
So I've just settled for a 'skillful means' method of adopting the normative half-truths and trying to use them well.