The Buddha Was a Loser

The Buddha

Buddhism is not more popular, one suspects, because it is a big gobbet of hard truths. People apparently do not much want hard truths from their religion. They want to believe in a comforting sky daddy who is going to make everything okay.

Buddhism tells us that there is no sky daddy. There is only the laws of nature, which require no further explanation or justification, one of which is the law of karma. The law of karma…

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