‘This contemplative Gotama whom you praise is a nihilist, one who doesn’t declare anything.’
‘I tell you, venerable sirs, that the Blessed One righteously declares that “This is skillful.” He declares that “This is unskillful.”’

The householder Vajjiya Māhita visits some wanderers and the Buddha praises his defense of the Dhamma, explaining in detail what religious practices the Buddha does praise.