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The Buddhists can surprise you

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in response to reader comment: I read Dave's letter twice to learn from it.

Submitted by Dave (United States), Jan 9, 2023 at 10:32

Your comments about the hapless Jains and Buddhists was apt, but when you look at Myanmar (Burma) it's instructive to see how the Buddhists there are quite the un-dhimmis. I'm not aplogizing for their brutality or the suppression of democracy in Myanmar, but it's interesting to note how Islamic excesses have infuriated Buddhists to the point of extreme violence. I guess even the most peaceful people have their limits.


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