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Cutting Down the Fortress of Spiritual Materialism

As students and teachers, we can cut down the fortress of spiritual materialism through how we work with situations. We don’t combat spiritual materialism through warfare, street fighting, or sending bombs in the mail, but by developing intelligence within ourselves. Then we can work with spiritual materialism so that our tactics can be transmuted and transformed into a project that is not spiritually materialistic–a project of worth.

From Cynicism and Magic: Intelligence and Intuition on the Buddhist Path, page 138.

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