Buddhists and Voting

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Nosta
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Buddhists and Voting

Postby Nosta » Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:51 pm

How should be the position of a buddhist, regards political matters? Should he vote? If yes, what kind of group he choose/vote?

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Re: Buddhists and Voting

Postby BFS » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:16 am

Nosta wrote:How should be the position of a buddhist, regards political matters? Should he vote? If yes, what kind of group he choose/vote?


Some thoughts here:


http://www.thubtenchodron.org/DailyLifeDharma/should_buddhists_vote.html

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Re: Buddhists and Voting

Postby Indrajala » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:18 am

Nosta wrote:How should be the position of a buddhist, regards political matters? Should he vote? If yes, what kind of group he choose/vote?


Vote for the Buddhist candidate of course. :thumbsup:
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Re: Buddhists and Voting

Postby Nosta » Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:30 pm

lol, thats the best idea for sure :-)

BFS, thanks for the link


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