Indrajala wrote:dzogchungpa wrote:So you have reason to believe that that approach has produced liberation from suffering more swiftly than other approaches, in recent times?
Sure, and it isn't just Buddhists who have such ideas. The Stoics, Jains, Confucians and other schools of thought often taught very similar ideas and practices.
Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. - H.L. Mencken
But hey, dude. Knock yourself out. In my experience, loud proponents of Stoicism are just looking for a high sounding excuse for why they can't get laid.