Greedy, hating, deluded, faithful, intelligent, speculative
I know they may seem self exploratory on the surface, but I'm looking for an understanding to more properly determine how one is to know which one he/she is someone else is.
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One of the most important topics in Buddhism is the lack of basis for "identity view". This comes out, for example, in MN62:
“Rāhula, you should truly see any kind of form at all—past, future, or present; internal or external; coarse or fine; inferior or superior; far or near: all form—with right understanding: ‘This is not mine, I am not this, this is not my self.’”
Having faith that identity view is baseless, one is led to conclude that those who cling to identity view are often:
Yet those who have identity view can also be: