The Buddha as Anarchist

Anarchy Symbol

I had written, “Buddhism is Anarchy,” but using the name of the tradition and the verb, “to be” suggests a level of fixity that one wants to avoid in this discussion. The Buddha advocated the middle way, which denotes no fixed position, but continual adaptation between the extremes of indulgence and asceticism.

It would perhaps be better to write, “cultural anarchist,” if that means anything, because the claim here is…