How do you feel about Buddhists getting involved in politics?

Discuss the application of the Dharma to situations of social, political, environmental and economic suffering and injustice.

0 to 9, with 9 being the most, how supportive are you of Buddhist communities engaging in politics?

0
16
22%
1
6
8%
2
0
No votes
3
1
1%
4
2
3%
5
7
10%
6
1
1%
7
0
No votes
8
2
3%
9
37
51%
 
Total votes: 72

deemoid
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Re: How do you feel about Buddhists getting involved in politics?

Post by deemoid » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:31 pm

Some very thought provoking thoughts here from Lama Jampa Thaye


Bristollad
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Re: How do you feel about Buddhists getting involved in politics?

Post by Bristollad » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:30 pm

I had to vote 0 - I don't support Buddhist communities being involved in politics at all. However, if the question was whether Buddhist individuals should get involved in politics, my vote would have been different.

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