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To: McGruff

“Is there any evidence that religion with the cause for his rampage or another case of the media jumping the gun.”

There isn’t even evidence that Buddhism is a religion rather than a philosophy; unlike Hinduism (from which Buddhism was born) they don’t have a deity.


17 posted on 09/18/2013 4:09:01 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2

Hinduism and deities? Way too many...and each have way too many appendages and appendages of strange animals.

yeah Buddhists don’t have a Deity. does that make them NOT a Religion? all religions are in fact philosophies to a point. I don’t see how they are not a religion.


21 posted on 09/18/2013 4:28:05 AM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: kearnyirish2

Our common understanding of what’s ‘religion’ and what’s ‘philosophy’ is really shaped by our understanding of Judeo-Christianity concepts, e.g., the presence of deity. To some degree, it may put Christians in disadvantage when schools can teach Buddhism, and other non-deity-type teachings freely by arguing what you just said.


38 posted on 09/18/2013 5:27:03 AM PDT by paudio (Liberals teach Whites about guilt and shame better than Christian churches do...)
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