[Buddha-l] Intrisic Conviction
Chris Stanford, Ph.D.
castanford at wb-university.org
Wed Feb 28 02:38:14 MST 2007
It appears that, in Buddhist Thailand at least, if you can't convince your
prospective spiritual followers throught the intrisic value and appeal of
your proposition, then just throw money at them.
Today's 'Bangkok Post' (Pg.6) reports that "Children to be paid to enter
temples." Details reveal that Thailand's Ministry of Social Development will
pay primary school children 1,000 Thai Baht (~US$26.00). The cash will be
given to youth who visit temples (or other places of spiritual practice) 20
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