Buddhists Confront the State

  title={Buddhists Confront the State},
  author={Charles F. Keyes},
  • Charles F. Keyes
  • Published 2013
  • History
  • Denis Grey, the Bangkok bureau chief for Associated Press, wrote in an article that appeared in the Seattle Times on March 30, 2008, under the headline of “Buddhist No Shrinking Violets,” that scenes of “Buddhist monks hurling rocks at Chinese in Tibet, or peacefully massing against Myanmar’s military…run counter to Buddhism’s philosophy of shunning politics and embracing even bitter enemies” (n.p.). Grey expressed a view that is widely held among non-Buddhists, a view that is, in fact, belied… CONTINUE READING