Archive | May 25, 2015

Myanmar (Burma), Hardline Buddhist Monk Dictated Population Control Law Is A Disgrace To All Buddhists Worldwide.

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by Anura Guruge

Related posts:
Θ All Buddhists should be ashamed re. Myanmar.
Θ Extremist Buddhist violence …                Θ Appeal to all Buddhists
Θ Curb Buddhist extremists …                    Θ Curbing the Extremists

∠∠ Buddhists can be funny.                ∠∠ Buddha’s descendants.
∠∠ Blaming earthquake on animal sacrifice.

++++ Check Category ‘Sri Lanka’ & ‘Buddhism’ for more posts >>>>


Click to ENLARGE and read snippet here. Use link below to access New Zealand “Herald” original.

Click here to access access New Zealand “Herald” original.

The extremist Buddhists, ably spurred on by unscrupulous hard-line Buddhist monks, have become totally out-of-control in Burma and Sri Lanka.

What is happening in Myanmar (Burma) is inexcusable. This new population control law, to hopefully curb the growth of the non-Buddhist minorities, is BEYOND a joke. But, alas it is very real.

Sri Lankan Buddhists, always ready to ape anything and everything bad from Burma, will no doubt try to pass a similar law.

How come there is NO Global OUTRAGE?

Talk about trampling all over BASIC human rights? We are talking about the right to reproduce.

This is wrong.

All Buddhists, around the World, should speak out against this.

Burma should face trade sanctions and boycotts — and so should Sri Lanka IF they too insist on trying to ape Burma.

I am NO longer a Buddhist BUT as a child I was inculcated with more Buddhism than most. Google (or check Amazon) with “Guruge Buddhism“. So I do know my Buddhism much, much better and more insightfully than most. So trust me on this. This is NOT what Buddhism is about. Buddhism, not a religion per se, is about compassion, MODERATION and tolerance. Just ask YOURSELF, if you are a Buddhist, “what would Buddha say?”

Commemorating ‘Memorial Day’ 2015 — (‘Happy’ Is Not The Appropriate Celebration Nor Greeting).

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by Anura Guruge

Some Related Posts:
>> Memorial Day Significance & Meaning.
>> Proper greeting for Memorial Day.
>> NO Google Doodle for Memorial Day.

ΔΔΔΔ Check ‘Red Poppy’ tab above ↑ ↑ ↑ ↑ 

++++ Search Remembrance Day using sidebar tool >>>>


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I also give you Eric Bogle singing The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
which is all about what were the horrors of World War I.


Click to access YouTube video. You WILL THANK me for sharing this gem with YOU.

In November 2014, ahead of ‘Poppy Day
I introduced you to Eric Bogle singing
the HAUNTING and very beautiful
The Green Fields of France
— which was also about WW I.

Click to access YouTube video.

Google Footnote For ‘Memorial Day’ 2015 As Opposed To Google Doodle.

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by Anura Guruge

Click here for 2016 Google Doodle UPDATE.

Last Google Doodles:
>> Inge (‘Inner Core’) Lehmann — 127th.
>> U.S. 2015 Mother’s Day.

**** Check Category ‘Google Doodle‘ (in sidebar) for other Doodles >>>>


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Just invoke Google Search in the U.S. to see it live.

Google has NEVER done a Google Doodle for Memorial Day!

I guess it has to do with some kind of policy that they eschew anything associated with war and conflict.
I can understand and appreciate that to an extent.
But, I think Memorial Day transcends war though by definition it is holiday honoring U.S. war dead in all conflicts.

Google, however, does Google Doodles for Veteran’s Day
the difference being that that is a day to honor all those that have served (or are serving) with no connection to war.


Past “Veteran’s Day” Google Doodles. Click to ENLARGE.

2015 ‘Memorial Day’ Commemoration Post.


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