[Buddha-l] Speaking of simple minds
leedillion at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 11:45:56 MDT 2005
> Bush Endorses Teaching 'Intelligent Design' Theory in Schools
> He has no shame nor does his family for supporting this
> meretricious nonsense and caring only about their power and
> their money. Actually, to call that mind simple is an insult to people
> with truly simple minds (meaning uncomplicated thought patterns and
> indifference to analytical thinking). The Bush mind is demonic.
> As far as I know, there are no Buddhists who support this ID theory.
> Is that right?
I suspect you could find a Buddhist somewhere who would support all
sorts of stupidity (I read Buddhist usenet, don't ya know), so I am not
sure whether this question produces answers of much value.
That said, the dogmatic assumptions and beliefs that inform the ID
movement seem to be the type of sectarian views that the Buddha of the
pali canon suggested we set aside.
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