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Posted by Pat (199.174.161.9) on October 30, 2000 at 11:23:37:

It seems to be a curious phenomenon that people immediately assume that one is a political "liberal" or leftist when an expression of interest in or adoption of Buddhism is made. Why is that?

Does Buddhism inevitably mean approval of "Global Warming" and collectivism. To some people it seems to do so. Can only registered Democrats (in the US) be sincere Buddhists?

I would be very interested in your thoughts and comments on what I see as this common trait of Western Buddhists.

Thanks,

Pat



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