Thread: Extinction Rebellion Buddhists

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    Extinction Rebellion Buddhists Face off with Authorities in London


    By Justin Whitaker


    https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/ex...ties-in-london


    Any thoughts in connection with the article?



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    It's the old argument in Buddhism. Should we be engaged Buddhists or merely accept that what is, is? I think Buddhism is big enough for both schools of thought in this respect. I remember someone at the Buddhist centre remarking that we shouldn't have any problem, as Buddhists, with the world ending sooner rather than later. Not sure if I agreed with him, but I understood his point.

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    I very much like the idea of planting trees. This allows the trees to sequester CO2. If Buddhist protestors want to block traffic, then plant trees in the centers of intersections.

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    For me it is Engage, always. If Buddhists see a car coming they get out of the road. When they are hungry, they eat. When the world is being destroyed, I like to think they will do something then as well.

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