Mei-An and Kai-Lin have been promised fish for sometime now, and neither has caused a fuss for having to wait patiently. A picture of Lenin
If Buddhism is viewed as a ‘religion’ – and the Buddha as a ‘theistic’ being – then Buddhism has nothing to do with modern science,
in other words, a lineage descendent can be trusted not to be motivated by greed (or any other selfish distraction), and to be motivated entirely by an altruistic compassion. However, this altruistic compassion must not be confused with sentimentalism, or attachment to person or process. Obviously, you may wrote to me as often or as little a you wish.
Understanding this opens the notion of ‘beauty’ into a much deeper and broader spectrum of manifestation (not limited to the ‘material’ plain), that requires a much more sophisticated means of perception in the observer.
In this regard, the path of the Buddha is deeply ‘political’, and those who practice it in support of social systems that run counter to Buddhist ethics, are in reality inverting and denying the true revolutionary spirit of the Buddha.
A Daoist nun becomes famous in China for her virtue and compassion.