Points of Controversy
16.7. Of Matter as Morally Good or Bad
Theravādin: Do you mean to imply that material qualities have a mental object, and the properties of mental adverting, of adjustment, etc.? Surely you agree that the opposite is true? And that, whereas you can predicate those things of the three moral motives or conditions, and of the five moral controlling powers, they do not fit the case of material qualities… .