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Are Buddhists Violent?

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Are Buddhists Violent? – Forbes.com

Like many former residents of Bangkok, I have been watching the country’s slide into virtual civil war with a mixture of incredulity and tetchy disillusion. It is hard for us to think of one of the world’s only truly Buddhist states descending into a chaotic thuggery that would, alas, be less remarkable elsewhere. But why? Is it because of misperceptions we have about Buddhism?

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Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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