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How did Jack approach Eastern philosophy?

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The book Dharma Bums is a story by Jack who takes the character of Ray while the other characters in the book are his friends. The book is about their experiments with spirituality and especially so with Buddhism. Taking Ray as Jack's character in the book, his personality and actions will enable us demystify his approach to Eastern philosophy. In this case we will look at his approach...

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