posted on Oct, 10 2007 @ 04:46 PM
Mind Control in Buddhism
Its been enough Christianity-Bashing by myself in this thread. If you think hardcore-mindcontrol can only be found in Islam, Christianity and Judaism,
take a look at the "peaceful" religion of Buddhism.
I am taught by buddhists that "all life is suffering". Ah...same story as in Christianity then, eh? "No thanks" I say. My life is pure joy,
learning and adventure.
Next I am taught by the devoted buddhist that I must come back and reincarnate until all souls are freed. Furthermore I might reincarnate as a rock or
an insect. This conviniently distracts the mind from the possibility of not having to reincarnate, being able to reincarnate to other planets or
planes or dimensions or any other of the millions of possibilities out there. Its "you have to reincarnate" and it may be very dull.
So then I spend my life sitting around and studying buddhist scripture in a monastery, having my head shaven and reciting mantras dictated to me by
others. And this is somehow supposed to empower me or enlighten me. If I at least could have chosen the mantra myself. Or the incarnation or
But thats not the agenda of religion. The agenda of religion is to trap the soul and the mind in a limited view of reality and strip one of true