Skip to comments.Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?
Posted on 05/06/2013 4:06:25 PM PDT by ifinnegan
First paragraph excerpt:
Of all the moral precepts instilled in Buddhist monks the promise not to kill comes first, and the principle of non-violence is arguably more central to Buddhism than any other major religion. So why have monks been using hate speech against Muslims and joining mobs that have left dozens dead?
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Yet the author seems to be making the Buddhists the bad guys.
Rather naive view of Buddhism as well -- western stereotypes.
Who cares, send them some money.
The idiot author never bothered to consider where Kung Fu comes from.
And of course they just HAD to throw in the same old cliche about the Crusades...
>>So why have monks been using hate speech against Muslims and joining mobs that have left dozens dead?
Self defense! When you are being attacked by a wolf or a shark, you defend yourself. Muslims are human sharks.
And guns and lawyers.
"When you can snatch the pebble
from my hand
You will be ready,
To go out and kick those rag headed, goat humpers butts."
Since Buddhists are the good guys and the Mohammadans AREN’T, I think the answer is self-evident.
Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?
Who cares, send them some money.
Tell them to hit them like a Buddhist Payer bell on a holy day!!!!!
It’s called “self-preservation,” something the folks at the BBC will become familiar with in the not-too-distant future.
Not all Buddhists are passive. It is a very western view of them to be completely non-violent. The Dali Lama has spoken of aggressive force being the right action if it is meant to stop violence against yourself or others if no other course of action is possible. (albeit, he calls for the minimum amount of lethal force, such as hurting the attacker’s leg).
There is a story about the Buddha himself being aboard a ship when someone was trying to sink the boat and kill everyone. The Buddha killed that person to stop what he was doing.
Buddhism isn’t what Richard Gere and Hollywood makes it out to be.
Because muzzie scum have been killing Buddhists for the last 40 or 50 years and the Buddhists finally decided they have to fight back or face extinction?
> > Rather naive view of Buddhism as well — western stereotypes.
> The idiot author never bothered to consider where Kung Fu comes from.
Related: Kung-Fu and Karate Originated in India
Forget playing Cowbays and Mooselimbs...
Maybe we will have Chinamen and Mooselimbs....
“Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?”
Because Muslims have it coming to them. Endlessly attack all other religions and people, and (shocker) people may actually attack you back. When you can drive usually pacifistic Buddhist monks to violence then you’re a special kind of annoying.
Uh... actually, they’re not.
Unless you define the verb “attack” so loosely as to lose all meaning.
Adopting a critical posture - even before lay members - is not “attacking.”
The egregiously cynical author clearly has a wise-guy complex and carries a brief for Moslems.
His piece is sh*t, plain and simple.
LOL, but give us the address if you have one!
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