Conspiracy nuts, gay marriage, and immigration.

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Vern Stevens
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Re: Conspiracy nuts, gay marriage, and immigration.

Post by Vern Stevens » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:46 pm

Thanks.
“What we think, we become.“ - The Buddha

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Re: Conspiracy nuts, gay marriage, and immigration.

Post by manas » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:22 pm

alan wrote:Real Buddhists aren't afraid to point out the truth.
"Empathy" goes only so far. Someone has to stand up for what is right. I'll be that person.
These people are hateful:
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/artic ... 00,00.html
Every religion has it's fanatics, alan. I think there are also many moderate Muslims who cringe at the bellicose rantings of the extremist elements of their own faith, too. But yes it's sad to see persons in monk's robes talking like this. All we can do is to assure others, if asked, that this does not represent the Path we are undertaking.

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manas
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Re: Conspiracy nuts, gay marriage, and immigration.

Post by binocular » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:48 pm

manas wrote: All we can do is to assure others, if asked, that this does not represent the Path we are undertaking.
How do you propose to assure them?

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