And what about today’s rages, fomented in the names of various perfectly good religions? Muslim extremism that blows up innocent victims? Christian homophobia that results in bullying children to death?
I heard a Buddhist lama say once that your religion — your spiritual practice — should bring you peace. Should make you happy. And if it doesn’t, he said, then it’s not a good religion. I thought of that when
announced plans to stake out the funeral of the two Westboro Baptist Church coaches late last year. I wondered how hatred manages to live in a religion based on love. Oklahoma State University
--brittongildersleeve from the post more on blind faith ~