silence .. elephants!

Srinivas Sista sista at ECN.PURDUE.EDU
Tue Feb 25 12:40:30 CST 1997

Ramakrishnan wrote:

> >
> > As I said above I need not produce any such thing.  Rather the silence of
> > the majority of the Advaita tradition is my proof.
> No. As I said, silence is never a proof for anything (as per mImA.nsA at any
> rate). If you can talk some sense, quoting relevant authorities like a

Reminds me of a story told by our math teacher.

A man is standing at a busy intersection in a big city and waving
polka dots. One of the persons passing by becomes curious and stops
to question him.

Q:"What are you doing?"
A:"I am driving elephants away with my polka dots"

Q:"But there aren't any elephants here!"
A:"See how effective they are!"

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