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Color Debate A.1, First Mistaken View (2a.3)


This debate is translated in Perdue's Debate in Tibetan Buddhism, pages 222-223. Additional commentary can be found earlier in Debate at pp. 99-131).

Statement of the incorrect position

The first debate flows from the incorrect position held by the hypothetical defender that all colors are red.

Should someone say, "Whatever is a color is necessarily red,"...

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On to the first consequence

The challenger then states the first of a series of consequences to discredit this flawed position. On to the first consequence.