Why do The Buddhists Get a Free Pass Whereas Innocent Muslims are Vilified?

General Urko

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My post is prompted by the chat re the topic on the Beeb's Big Question Programme today.
Buddhism is trendy for libertards in the west, but Islam is often viewed as stuck in the 7th Century.
Essentially there is a genocide being carried out in Myanmar by adherents of this religion/non religion and the genocide by The Khmer Rouge would have been committed by those born into it and the recent one in Sri Lanka also.
Ordinary Islamic People detest the likes of ISIS but yet are subjected to all sorts of slurs and abuse, who the fook ever tackle a Buddhist in Ireland about their record!
AFAIK, the only genocide where Islamic Folk were ever associated with was The Turkish Massacre of The Armenians during WW1!
 


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My post is prompted by the chat re the topic on the Beeb's Big Question Programme today.
Buddhism is trendy for libertards in the west, but Islam is often viewed as stuck in the 7th Century.
Essentially there is a genocide being carried out in Myanmar by adherents of this religion/non religion and the genocide by The Khmer Rouge would have been committed by those born into it and the recent one in Sri Lanka also.
Ordinary Islamic People detest the likes of ISIS but yet are subjected to all sorts of slurs and abuse, who the fook ever tackle a Buddhist in Ireland about their record!
AFAIK, the only genocide where Islamic Folk were ever associated with was The Turkish Massacre of The Armenians during WW1!
Because Buddhism is a religion of peace.
 

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Buddhists don't have oil backers trying to warp that practice into a socially regressive one.

Imagine of Myanmar bad oil and easy funding crazies ll across the Buddhist world to act just like they were in Myanmar.

If you had that scenario you'd be comparing like for like.
 

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My post is prompted by the chat re the topic on the Beeb's Big Question Programme today.
Buddhism is trendy for libertards in the west, but Islam is often viewed as stuck in the 7th Century.
Essentially there is a genocide being carried out in Myanmar by adherents of this religion/non religion and the genocide by The Khmer Rouge would have been committed by those born into it and the recent one in Sri Lanka also.
Ordinary Islamic People detest the likes of ISIS but yet are subjected to all sorts of slurs and abuse, who the fook ever tackle a Buddhist in Ireland about their record!
AFAIK, the only genocide where Islamic Folk were ever associated with was The Turkish Massacre of The Armenians during WW1!
It's Human Nature rather than any particular religion or even ideology that is the driving force behind atrocities

- the desire to dominate others and be in control

No matter your origins

- Most of us are just folks trying to live our lives....:|
 

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Is it even a religion or just a philosophy ?
I suppose the search for.oneness with the universe can be spiritual or not, but the path to enlightenment is probably not strewn with the bodies of innocents.
 

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I suppose the search for.oneness with the universe can be spiritual or not, but the path to enlightenment is probably not strewn with the bodies of innocents.
OT, but The Age of Enlightenment was quickly followed by the terror.

Probably cost more lives, in a shorter space of time, than the Crusades :D
 

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Buddhist majority countries tend to be far more tolerant than Muslim majority ones.

There is no aggressive movement to promote Buddhism in western countries as there is with Islam. Buddhism for the most part sits well enough in most civilized societies while Islam obviously does not.

Regarding the genocide thing, see ISIL's shennanigans for the only the most recent in a long history of Islamic motivated atrocities and no, ISIL aren't roundly detested by "Islamic folk".



Why more British Muslims are fighting for ISIL than the Army - Telegraph

By the way, the Khmer Rouge were commies first and foremost.
 

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My post is prompted by the chat re the topic on the Beeb's Big Question Programme today.
Buddhism is trendy for libertards in the west, but Islam is often viewed as stuck in the 7th Century.
Essentially there is a genocide being carried out in Myanmar by adherents of this religion/non religion and the genocide by The Khmer Rouge would have been committed by those born into it and the recent one in Sri Lanka also.
Ordinary Islamic People detest the likes of ISIS but yet are subjected to all sorts of slurs and abuse, who the fook ever tackle a Buddhist in Ireland about their record!
AFAIK, the only genocide where Islamic Folk were ever associated with was The Turkish Massacre of The Armenians during WW1!
ehh, the Armenian genocide could not in any way be compared to what is happening in Burma ? the difference in numbers is just not even registering, it's like comparing that socialist, Hitlers reign of terror (pidly) to what the other socialists, Stalin and Mao's inflicted on the human race, not even in the same ball park. (tens of millions difference)

the military in Burma is the power, the idea of a non-conformist foreign religious group in their territory will not be tolerated, this scenario has been played out for thousands of years, they are simply cleaning house and the world does not care about religious conflict anymore, it has moved on and is tired of the sky fairies ,
 

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ehh, the Armenian genocide could not in any way be compared to what is happening in Burma ? the difference in numbers is just not even registering, it's like comparing that socialist, Hitlers reign of terror (pidly) to what the other socialists, Stalin and Mao's inflicted on the human race, not even in the same ball park. (tens of millions difference)

the military in Burma is the power, the idea of a non-conformist foreign religious group in their territory will not be tolerated, this scenario has been played out for thousands of years, they are simply cleaning house and the world does not care about religious conflict anymore, it has moved on and is tired of the sky fairies ,
The Armenian Genocide was not really religiously motivated as such, was it?
I'm glad somebody has pointed out that Mao and Stalin were responsible for many more murders than Hitler, but were they genocides like much of that caused by the latter!
 

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My post is prompted by the chat re the topic on the Beeb's Big Question Programme today.
Buddhism is trendy for libertards in the west, but Islam is often viewed as stuck in the 7th Century.
Essentially there is a genocide being carried out in Myanmar by adherents of this religion/non religion and the genocide by The Khmer Rouge would have been committed by those born into it and the recent one in Sri Lanka also.
Ordinary Islamic People detest the likes of ISIS but yet are subjected to all sorts of slurs and abuse, who the fook ever tackle a Buddhist in Ireland about their record!
AFAIK, the only genocide where Islamic Folk were ever associated with was The Turkish Massacre of The Armenians during WW1!
Some Buddhists are behaving badly but they are doing it in their own country and it is related to nationalism and group survival motivations and it is particular only to Buddhists in that country! Buddhists in other countries are not supporting it.

In extremist Sunni Islam it is an international belief system, network - whose font is in Arabia and Pakistan (both longtime US allies) it is not restricted to a nationalism in one country - it has manifestations in dozens of countries. Interestingly Jewish supremacism and zionism is a lot like this too.

So now you know why Muslims are more likely to be regarded with suspicion when encountered (especially if they come with the trimmings ie certain clothing and facial hair) than Buddhists.
 


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