Ashin Wirathu, a popular Buddhist monk in
“You can be full of kindness and love, but you cannot sleep next to a mad dog. I call them troublemakers, because they are troublemakers,” said Wirathu.
Riling peace loving saffron robed monks of south
Why, then, is it so difficult for the West to grasp what Buddhists already know as reality? Because Buddhists in
Raymond Ibrahim puts it another way, “an acquaintance with history…proves that for 14 centuries, Islam has, in fact, wiped out entire peoples and identities: what we today nonchalantly refer to as the “Arab World” was neither Arab and almost entirely Christian in the 7th century, when Islam came into being and went on the jihad.”
One of those nations in the 7th century that was 90% Christian was Egypt.
Citing the words of Indonesian priest, Fr. Danile Byantoro, “For thousands of years my country (
“Those who refused to become Muslims had to flee for their life to the neighboring
Legitimate warnings from knowledgeable people who paint a dire picture of the global Islamist movement.
If Buddhists can see it and respond, so should we.
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