A Quiz for the New Year!

Common assumptions about the Middle Way

This quiz is intended for newcomers to thinking about the Middle Way and its significance. It offers you a series of statements about the Middle Way, some of which are misconceptions, and asks you to identify which ones are correct and which are misconceptions. themiddlewaysocietylogo

All the questions require binary choices between ‘correct’ and ‘incorrect’. A ‘correct’ answer here should be understood as a helpful answer within the terms of the Middle Way perspective coherently understood, rather than as an ultimately true answer. After completing the quiz you will be able to see brief explanations of incorrect answers by clicking ‘view questions’.

About Robert M Ellis

Robert M Ellis is the founder and chair of the Middle Way Society, and author of a number of books on Middle Way Philosophy, including the introductory 'Migglism' and the more in-depth 'Middle Way Philosophy' series. He has a Christian background, and about 20 years' past experience of practising Buddhism, but it was his Ph.D. studies in Philosophy that set him on the track of developing a systematic account of the Middle Way beyond any specific tradition. He has earned his living mainly by teaching, and more recently by online tutoring.

One thought on “A Quiz for the New Year!

  1. Very useful distinctions revealed in the responses to my errors! A useful and encouraging quiz. Happy new year to all readers.

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