[Buddha-l] Review of a review

JKirkpatrick jkirk at spro.net
Wed Jun 30 09:30:42 MDT 2010

Buddhist authorities have a double job: leader of the pack and
light in the darkness. So anybody who criticizes them is
considered a traitor of the tribe and not someone who cooperates
in guarding right thought and practice. We know from the many
Buddhist scandals what this can lead to. 
Still change is very difficult because the Asian teachers cannot
say goodbye to the cult of devotion. The feeling of being adored
is an addiction and the intellectual lack of capacity to
recognize a good idea from others is part of their education. So
someone who stands on his own feet is rejected as being a black
And here Iv´e got  news for you, Richard, there are even more
people outside religious organizations who are not claiming even
to be a uniquely good being and not demanding this from others.

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