The three lords of materialism

A short talk on spiritual materialism and the three lords of materialism, given by Hal Blacker at the Real Dharma meditation group, on August 10, 2010:

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No self, no other

When there is self, one believes there is other,
From these images of self and other come attachment and aversion,
As a result of getting wrapped up in these,
All possible faults arise.

—Dharmakirti (ca. 7th century) (trans. Ari Goldberg, from Contemplating Reality, by Andy Carr)