[Advaita-l] 'End' not 'Means'

Abhishek RK rkabhi at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 09:03:08 CDT 2006


I agree. Ad hominem is strictly not used in any of the writings of any
school of vedAnta except a certain group.


On 4/28/06, Aditya Varun Chadha <adichad at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, I personally dislike Ad Hominem attacks in arguments, they serve
> no real purpose except making things unnecessarily bitter. Here I
> agree with Kadambi ji. Whoever is trying to undermine the argument by
> tainting the arguer's image, please find out what "Ad hominem" means
> and why it is a logical fallacy.
> --
> satyena dhAryate pRthvi satyena tapate raviH|
> satyena vAti vAyushca sarvaM satye pratishThitam||
> calA lakShmIshcalAH prANAshcalaM jIvita yauvanaM|
> calAcale ca saMsAre dharma eko hi nishcalaH||

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