The Buddha lived in a time of polytheism. He appears to suggests that polytheistic gods exist only if an individual believes them to do so,
The Economist newspaper in the UK first printed the ‘lie’ about Concentration Camps existing in Xinjiang province, within which the Communist Party of China is
Like the Noble Peace Prize winner – the 14th Dalai Lama – who continuously advocates violence in China whilst calling for peace in the West, Aung San Suu Kyi – also a Noble Prize Winner – appears to be condoning governmental and ethnic violence against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, whilst ‘ignoring’ calls from both within and outside of Myanmar, condemning that country’s treatment of the Rohingya.
I support Mohamed Al-Fayed and his battle to get justice for his deceased son, and his battle to reveal the fact that Prince Philip was educated in a military college in Nazi Germany.
A Buddhist – whether monastic or lay – is a true revolutionary committed to uprooting the basis of deluded society in the mind, body and environment. This pragmatic Buddhist approach parallels the Scientific Socialism of Marxist-Engelism and Marxist-Leninism – and Buddhists are advised to study these teachings in all their manifestations (including Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong) as an important step in transforming the modern world for the better.
I was recently reading the social media page of a pro-Palestinian blogger (I believe posting from India). He stated that China supports Palestine but then displayed his ignorance by asserting that China is hypocritical due to its occupation of Tibet! As a supporter of Palestine myself, this comment demonstrated to me the bourgeois mind-set of this individual, and his unreliable interpretation of political events from the proletariat perspective.