The Question of Politics

The Buddha

Still nags.

Granting the observation that involvement in politics creates a substantial temptation to cling to one’s sense of self, which Buddhists have no desire to encourage, there remains the problem that, for Buddhists to refuse to engage in politics looks like a major failure of compassion.

We know how to encourage peace and calm, which the world needs more of. It seems indisputable that…

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