Saints, Radicals and Artists

Stig Larsson died before his work ever gained world-wide fame. The Hollywood franchise spawned by his Millennium series of books gives truth to the claim that a living author is a liability. Apparently, the best an artist can do to get their work ‘out there’ is to just give up and die.

Buddhist and Liberal Views on Persons

Mahāyāna Buddhists believe that there are not ultimate distinctions between one person and the next. Liberals, on the other hand, believe that persons are fundamentally separate. Buddhists apparently deny what liberals seems to affirm; namely, the separateness of persons. How can these views be compatible?