Since Hanzze has taken it upon himself to edit/delete most of his posts, what little cohesion existed within the topic has now been lost, and it will be closed...
If anyone wishes to discuss Buddhism and the environment, Cooran has kindly set up the following topic for your consideration...Buddhism and the Environmentviewtopic.php?f=14&t=7161
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine