Religious Buddhists was not the intent of the Buddha.
Touche!plwk wrote:Yes, just like defacing an image of the Karmapa and Master Hsuan Hua.... but it's just a picture, right? Tsk tsk...my attachment to appearances...
deepbluehum wrote:I can't think of any French that shouldn't be jailed.
gregkavarnos wrote:Why go to the Middle East? Why not look at what happened to Pussy Riot over in Russia?
You think that if you tried to pull a stunt like that in St Peters and Pauls in the Vatican or the Notre Dame (given the tourists were French) in Paris that you would not invoke a similar reaction? What if they tried to pull the same stunt at the Lincoln memorial? With the Trafalgar square statue of Eros?
It may just be a statue, but disrespect is disrespect. The same thing happened here in Greece when a bunch of drunk English lads photographed themselves showing their butts at an ancient Greek archaeological site.
Religious or secular, you can't just crap all over peoples culture.
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