Buddhism is Very Democratic

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We hear much wailing and lamentations these days over “our democracy,” which we do not have. We have a republic that a bunch of elitist, property owning, white men created, so it should be no surprise that making it more democratic is not easy.

But the zeal for “democracy” in the United States is apparently a legacy of the African American civil rights movement, which made our republic notably more democratic by…

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