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Myanmar/Burma Thread Strelok 02/21/2021 (Sun) 08:09:46 No.13491
We should have a Myanmar/Burma thread. I think it's a big enough topic to justify having it separate from the Chink/Pajeet thread. >What happened? Long story short the Myanmar military has guaranteed 1/3rd representation in their version of congress. Aung San Suu Kyi had introduced a bunch of progressive reforms over the last few years and had frequent visits with Chinese despite Myanmar and China being in a technically hostile relationship. This is a big deal because Chinese nationals have been actively waging a civil war in Northern Myanmar. Suu Kyi lost international support after she approved the Muslim genocides back in 2017 in order to avoid a death sentence by the Myanmar military. The Myanmar military claims there was election fraud, but the evidence is more that this was a move to ensure national sovereignty as the current leader of the military would have been forced to step down/retire following the elections due to anti-military legislation congress passed in recent years. The military is using the excuse of Wu Flu to keep Myanmar's congressional body from officially convening by claiming that public officials violated COVID restrictions and utilized communication means to contact foreign countries when they were under investigation (something that is extremely illegal in Myanmar). Currently civil servants are protesting by manipulating the markets to crash the Myanmar economy with no survivors in order to try to justify UN interference in the form of foreign aid. Health workers, education workers, transportation workers, and banks are refusing to operate and holding protests. Foreign interference is expected. >Why does this matter? The military coup is aiming to restore the balance of power between military and civilian offices in government. If this fails, you can expect a war between Myanmar and China before the end of Biden's presidency as a means of China acquiring more territory. Specifically gemstone/mineral-rich territory that Myanmar already heavily exploits. This could give China an unprecedented economic edge to manipulate the precious metals market. Despite the military crackdown on communications and being an active part of the government, it is likely that the international community will use the protests as an excuse to start civil war in Myanmar since it could give them an excuse to plant western government military bases near China. >Who are the good guys? There are none. Suu Kyi is a progressive bitch, but the military are equally power-hungry and mostly working to preserve power structures that they failed to keep over the 2000s/2010s. Stop crashing and let me post the thread, damn it. >Flood Detected >When the thread didn't even fucking post God damn it.
>>15912 >My guess, they will keep her in prison or under house arrest, or heavily restrict her movements outside of those two so they can at least keep the pretense of being receptive to the west Could be. A slow burn is the least precarious move, and these 'gentlemen' in charge now (while they made the right move overall) don't strike me as having anything like Lukashenko-tier cajones.
>>15917 >cajones wat
>>15917 It's not even precarious, Suu is 75 and not too long for the world. They don't even have to neglect/torture her. Her children aren't Burmese citizens and haven't stayed in Burma for very long and likely are estranged from the ethics and reality of Burma from the average person's point of view (not to mention half white). The reason they can't execute her is because her father is considered the founder of the nation. Burma is perpetually stuck with weak leaders, but an even weaker opposition.
>>15907 The military originally claimed they would only stay in power for two years while they sorted shit out. While that seems like a lie, so long as they leave the old bitch alive they can keep making that claim and people won't lose their shit. Aung is the daughter of a decorated general and Myanmar has the same nonsense honor ideas that America has about their military so the Myanmar military is unlikely to execute her.
>>15912 America is already sanctioning Myanmar Iran-tier. I think I posted an article last month that digs into why the US sanctions are worthless. My guess is Chinese pressure since Aung got along with the CCP and the military didn't (which is why they are currently trying to get back Chink investors since Japan is the only other business partner in Asia not overtly or implicitly hostile to the junta.
>>15921 Americans (especially Americans in the South-West) use Cajones and balls interchangeably since cajones means drawers. >>15923 This anon sums up why they haven't done anything to her. Even if she's a cunt and the military hates her, her children pose no threat being in London and she's still the daughter of the junta's founder so they don't really want to kill her even before getting into international politics. I think the military leader is on record having said something to the effect of "her father would be turning in his grave" when the protests started.
>>15926 no, it's just a misspelling of cojones
>>15926 >Cajones means drawers As in the drawers of furniture like closets and such, not the boxers or jock straps. You probably meant cojones which is used as balls and to be fair it's also a bizarre term anyways, Southwest-wise, because it's a term mexicans never use, they regularly use "huevos" as in eggs or "tanate" as in rough leather bag. Cojones it's a caribbean negro term coming from very archaic spaniard spanish which also means leather bag, but due to its islander nature it's probably a loan word used in Florida or the surrounding areas. Spaniards use a similar term descojonar "balls off" which means laughing to the point of pain.
>>15925 The CPC stopped backing Suu in 2018 (maybe 2016?) visibly after and started backing the Juntra again. Mainly because the Juntra was not /as/ pro-western as Suu. I personally have some suspicions the Juntra coup was deliberately backed by at least India or China if not both. Suu pissed the CPC off with some shit pretty early on and it was heavily hinted at in the 2017 CPC national congress, it's not smart to basically bite the hand that feeds. >>15926 Her father was also more or less murdered with tacit British supplies support, and she ironically marries a britbong. Talk about Stockholm syndrome.
I guess it means the Chinese won the war against the gnat worshipping mobs and when they didn't get to hack the government the way they were tricked into because they think democracy is a big fucking game they found out the military industrialists are better hackers than white collar nerds.
Looks like a new round of 'let's see if the mob crashes the country into the ground because out of spite for being stopped from hacking the government in the name of "democracy"'. There is no stopping official military without official military. And everyone who is anyone who would ascend in the military hates rebel scum.
They won't execute her, she did a good job representing the mob into a government hacking attempt that is crashing the Myanmar market into the ground, to the benefit of western democracies stock markets, because everytime a country crashes its market into the ground out of irresponsibility it makes the developed and stable stock markets more attractive comparatively, thus increasing relative demand this strengthening prices and perpetuating the feedback loop of confidence of higher price expectations leading to higher prices. The democratic mob loves to sacrifice 1% of itself to the benefit of the 99% every convenient opportunity it gets.
>>15935 >And everyone who is anyone who would ascend in the military hates rebel scum. This is a case where no matter who wins, everyone loses. The rebels are commie globohomos and the military are despots who have a monopoly on most ventures and who rarely invest in updating the machinery and technology for local use along with playing in the smuggling business. It's stagnant but the best remedy by far is the military if they stopped being spooks, which doesn't seem to be happening. One wonders what would've happened if Aung's father didn't get killed by the junta, either a Singapore brother case or a Thailand part two.
>>15936 Why are you namefagging?
>>15957 Don't even give namefags the time of day. They aren't worth a response to.
https://archive.is/L1ETn It would seem the courts intend to depose of her. The Burmese military would be best off leaving her alive in jail since if they kill her she'll be seen as a martyr.
Myanmar military ruler extends coup with promise of elections in 2023 https://archive.md/7vJqq >Myanmar’s junta chief has said elections will be held and a state of emergency lifted by August 2023 – extending the timeline given when the military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi six months ago. In a televised address, junta leader Min Aung Hlaing said “we will accomplish the provisions of the state of emergency by August 2023”. “I pledge to hold multiparty elections without fail,” he added. The general’s announcement would place Myanmar in the military’s grip for nearly two and a half years – instead of the initial one year the junta announced days after the coup. He said the junta was ready to work with any special envoy named by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). “Myanmar is ready to work on Asean cooperation within the Asean framework, including the dialogue with the Asean special envoy in Myanmar.” Asean foreign ministers are to meet on Monday, when diplomats say they aim to finalise a special envoy tasked with ending violence and promoting dialogue between the junta and its opponents. In April, the junta agreed to a five point “consensus” with Asean, which called for an end to violence, political talks and the naming of a regional special envoy. >Myanmar has endured six months of turmoil since the military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi’s government and ended the country’s decade-old experiment with democracy. The junta has consolidated its position after a lethal crackdown on street protests, which have continued in a limited form despite the violence that has seen almost 1,000 people killed. In late July the junta cancelled the results of 2020 polls, claiming more than 11m instances of voter fraud. “Myanmar’s junta has responded to massive popular opposition to the coup with killings, torture, and arbitrary detention of people who merely want last year’s election results to be respected and a government that reflects the popular will,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “These attacks on the population amount to crimes against humanity for which those responsible should be brought to account.” Adding to the chaos in the country, tens of thousands of civil servants and other workers have either been sacked for joining protests or are still on strike in support of a nationwide civil disobedience campaign. A coronavirus outbreak has overwhelmed the healthcare system, with many hospitals empty due to a work boycott by pro-democracy medical staff. In June, the UN general assembly passed a rare motion condemning the coup and demanding the restoration of the country’s democratic transition. I guess the fun is over, at least for the time being.
>>17784 >I guess the fun's over It's the same situation as it was back in April. They haven't actually changed anything and it's all talk right now. The doctors left en masse back in March/April, the ethnic minorities are still fighting micro-wars against the Junta, and the Junta is still exploiting the land for Jade and other valuables.
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NUG calls for revolt against junta, declares state of emergency https://archive.is/hzf6T I'm linking an article, but let me provide context of the real conflict on the ground that the article is not discussing. >NUG forces keep launching bombs in population centers at economic targets owned by the Junta >Since they aren't Muslim suicide is optional >Junta is getting peppered in a three-front war (North, East, West) with different ethnic groups >But has superior numbers & firepower >ASEAN envoy gets Junta to agree to a ceasefire through the end of the year if NUG stops bombing city centers >Karen front (Eastern one between Thailand and Myanmar) refuses to honor the agreement >Basically say they would rather be genocided than go back under Junta ethnic rule >NUG is mostly trained, armed, and backed by Karens since they got to keep their guns when they submitted a few decades earlier >NUG faces losing legitimacy if they honor the ceasefire (NUG political class are all Western-taught elite from Europe, mainly the UK) >Junta will be able to regroup and take out the Northern front (reestablishing trade with China) even if civilian lives will be saved by the ceasefire >NUG decides to "officially declare war" because the military "can't be trusted" (they can't, to be fair) The NUG has no political or military power in Myanmar. They are just Myanmar Westaboos led by foreign actors. That being said, the Karen Front DOES have political and military power, and are mostly backing the NUG to keep other ethnic minorities fighting the Junta in other areas of the country in order to keep the junta out of Karen's ethnostate.
>>19060 Karen conquest of Myanmar when?
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Other less important but fun news from the Jungle River Kingdom: According to a local advocacy group, the Ukraine is “aiding and abetting the atrocity crimes of the Myanmar military.” https://archive.vn/snx9C >Sign agreement to end all arms sales with Myanmar to appease Western masters >Sell them motors and other non-weapon goods for weapons production for that sweet, sweet Jade mining money Ashin Wirathu Removed from Prison! https://archive.vn/AolHI Remember when Myanmar's militant Buddhists genocided Rohingya Muslims a few years ago? Remember Buddhist Bin Laden who led the charge? The one they arrested under Suu's government? The Junta likes that firebrand monk and are angry at the remaining Muslims for launching an ethnic revolt, so they officially pardoned him and told him to wreck havoc on the region.
>>19062 To be entirely fair, the muzzies tried to genocide first, they just failed because they forgot the number of Buddhists is much higher. Now they're crying because they're getting beaten at their own game. Though, I've always had a soft spot for buddhist warrior monks. There's something about a member of a peaceful religion realizing that the sword is needed to keep safe that does something to my dried-up husk of a heart. Time to purge the enemies of the Buddha. I wonder if the idea will spread to other Buddhist groups and we'll see a general re-awakening of militant monks.
>>19065 >There's something about a member of a peaceful religion realizing that the sword is needed to keep safe Isn't a big chunk of the kung fu techniques aka chinese hand2hand martial arts known nowadays relate to buddhists carefully developing defense techniques in monasteries that utterly maim and disable the rival but without killing him? For example their late-game sword fighting i think aim at chopping arms and legs along with blinding or "drive weakening" (sudden castration) with the taoist brands being much faster and "artistic" supposedly to hide its teachings behind "muh ritual dances" from the government. Sticks too, hell even the multi-sectioned staffs aim to disarm and disable via joint dislocation from leverage movements.
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>>19067 Yeah. Buddhism used to have strong militant sects that'd rise up every time some ruler tried to act against monasteries or fuck with the Buddhist populace for being Buddhist. Consider the large amount of gold in your older Buddhist monasteries. If you don't have armed men on the ready, any ruler that's in financial trouble is just going to use them as a cashbox. Which is, incidentally, pretty much what happened when Nobunaga broke the militant monks in Nipland with the Mt. Hiei siege.
>>19067 >martial arts and sticks Sticks were a thing because they weren't considered a weapon and the gov (in Japan and China) tended to leave monks alone. >Modern day Chinese martial arts Neutered by the goverment to show offs. There are a few actual Taichi (the fighting ones, not the old man in park one) masters still around, but they are very rare now days. >>19069 >gold coating Ironically, the greatest threat to Bhuddisim (In China at least) was always itself. Especially the heretics who thought that gods have more temporal power then the emperor because the gods were in the hearts of people.
>>19070 That Buddha isn't just coated. It's the Phra Phuttha Maha Suwanna Patimakon, a 3m tall, 5.5ton chunk of solid gold.
>>19065 >Peaceful religion You realize historically Buddhism was more violent than Muslims, right? There's a reason the Japanese hate them.
>>19072 There's reason Japanese hated christian too. :^)
>>19073 They hated Buddhists for fucking with their state religion, their political system, causing massive foreign wars, and demeaning half of their population for 1100 years. They isolated from Christianity because they needed a spiritual restoration before industrialization.
>>15014 >Bangladesh calls on Southeast Asia to pressure Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees >back They are where they belong.
>>15026 >she can still feel human emotion She's commie chinkaboo gook, don't try to anthropomorphize it.
>>19062 >Remember when Myanmar's militant Buddhists genocided Rohingya Muslims a few years ago? How can we remember something that did not happen, Ahmed?
>>19072 >historically Buddhism was more violent than Muslims Do you think this is facebook, faggot?
>>19077 Dispute that Nobunaga had with Buddhists that one time?
>>19084 Those monks were basically ninjas. >>19073 >>19077 It had a lot to do with Jesuits doing political stuff in the shadows. It came to a head when they tried to have William Adams killed by accusing him of being a pirate and then years later tried to offer to smuggle him out of Japan. Well Anjin was having none of that so he promptly ratted on them to Tokugawa.
>>19070 >Neutered by the goverment to show offs. I meant the ones after the temple burning thing that scattered monks into civilian groups, from 1750 to around the previous days to the Boxer War. Older than that is ancient stuff that cannot be that observable in China but some hints supposedly appear in Okinawan fist forms and some other say in some Silat forms but the Javanese say it's older than chinese pirates teaching locals how to strike. A very good chunk of surviving kung fu styles seem to come from the same group of 8 or 12 people, and most of them knew each other and were rabidly mad about keeping the teachings alive, imagine all the stuff all over the world that wasn't registered or kept alive like mongol close-quarter combat or aztec paddle fighting that prioritized capturing the enemy alive by bonking them in the head, hell even old timey gladius fighting by both celts and romans seems intriguing due to them spending as much time with it as they did with marching.
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>>19084 It goes a lot deeper than Nobunaga. Japan was still part of the Sino-centric worldview in the 8th century and modeled Nara (capital at the time) after a Chinese city. This brought in the Buddhists and it became so bad they had to move the Emperor and Central Government to a different city... Twice. The Heian period almost brought Shinto to its knees, and around the 9th century the Fujiwara family came into power by utilizing these Buddhists and their backwards teachings to control the royal family from the shadows for about 300-400 years. Finally in the 12th century, both the citizenry and the nobility had had fucking enough of Buddhist monks constantly waging religious wars and killing their farmers and trying to fuck with their indigenous religion, so they completely overthrew the Buddhists influencing the royal family and then proceeded to have to fight off wave after wave of Buddhist uprisings. Ieyasu had to literally reform Buddhism from the ground up, import neo-Confucianism so that the Buddhist Samurai wouldn't cause citizen uprisings when all of their underlings were Shinto, and then claim that all Shinto practitioners were actually "practicing Buddhism" and to have family registries handled by Buddhist temples (the Danka system) just to get foreign interests and samurai acting through Buddhism to fuck off. Part of approving "Dutch Learning" in the 18th century was to get the Samurai to stop trying to LARP as warrior monks and start doing their job as administrators. They imported Neo-Confucian systems to prevent citizen religious uprisings against Buddhists (since it would result in another warring states period). Meanwhile in reality the famous Shinto shrines were seeing hundreds of thousands or even millions of visitors every year (during a time when Japan's entire population was only in the 30 million range). Finally after dealing with Buddhist niggers for over a thousand years, the 廃仏毀釈 (haibutsu kishaku) took place and Buddhism was almost eradicated from Japan. It WOULD have been if not for more of those fucking Samurai LARPers who refused to accept the Meiji restoration and housed Buddhist leadership in secret to prevent the niggerish, war-prone religion from disappearing from the island. Thankfully the Buddhists that remained cucked out and became subordinate to Shinto, and thus modern (Japanese) Buddhism is a much more peaceful affair since it is so watered down that it has about as much to do with the Buddhism that ravaged Japan as tofu has to do with meat.
>>19092 Been reading a manga about a know-it-all girl who gets sent back in time to Nobunaga's court and your description matches up 100%. Though the one part I'd like to understand better, from what I've read the religious wars were fought against warlords as well, not just different sects/cults.
>>19095 Yes. Some of that was subjugation attempt retaliation, some was territory disputes, a lot was warrior monks causing issues, and some of that was as >>19069 brought up because either the temples needed money or the warlords needed money (salt and food was a bigger concern than money back then which is partially why Buddhists were able to hoard money sometimes) so they would raid each other. I know which manga you are talking about, but I had left off shortly after the poop tax chapter last time I read it so I'm amazed they actually talked about Buddhism at all.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rifle_grenade#Modern_use >On 10 April 2021, during 2021 Myanmar protests, security forces killed at least 82 protesters in Bago town with rifle grenades. It's just a blip on the radar, but if the Tatmadaw manages to turn rifle grenades into the new barrel bombs, then I'm going to cheer for them.
>>19092 I'm not buying any of this. Buddhism is about as natural as Hanji writing system in Japan. Adopted from north east China/ Korean culture and cutsoms. These shogunates you uphold banned weapons for peasants to control them and these "volatile" religions. Specifically because the general that insituted that law used that exact same process to become samurai. Your narrrative is suspect.
>>19092 >killing their farmers and trying to fuck with their indigenous religion You imply the known japanese are native to Japan and the non-buddhists respected farmers, they did not. This reads like a tatami warlord typed this but i agree anyone will get mad at monks doing shadow power moves.
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>>19111 >You imply the known japanese are native to Japan Because they are. As native as "came to the island some 15,000 years ago, intermixed with another group about 3,000 years ago" can get, anyways. I hope you're not a serious believer in the Gook royal family theory. >and the non-buddhists respected farmers, they did not. This is your brain on anime. Many of the necessities we take for granted today like food and salt were hard to come by before the introduction of chemical fertilizers in the 1800s, and many of the luxuries we take for granted like iron were as expensive for the Japanese as something like Indium is today. I'm not going to get into early Japanese history because it should be fairly obvious how a group that are described by the Chinese as "a bunch of filthy farmer HikkiNEET runts that like to get drunk and have weird but strict social etiquette, and who stuck a woman in the emperor's seat so that everyone would stop fighting" would not be in-line with this idea. Equally I will gloss over everything from the Heian period until Nobunaga's time because Samurai frequently worked alongside farmers since Neo-Confucianism had not taken hold yet and being able to feed yourself was as important as your honor was. The only point in more "modern" history (last roughly 500 years) where farmers were treated exceptionally poorly was during the series of civil wars in the 1500s which almost starved the nation to death. Usually people associate Hideyoshi's reign with images of the earlier 1500s because it makes for cool anime and storytelling, however in reality Hideyoshi was a statesman and a military man focused on establishing a strict hierarchal society. Hideyoshi is also the one who took everyone's weapons and paved the way for the Tokugawa Shogunate. Up until then peasants were heavily armed, so it's easy to vilify the Samurai under his rule since they suddenly no longer had to worry about being poked to death with sharp sticks. Most people don't understand the difference, but a Samurai was a government worker in a sense while RONIN (浪人, literally "drifter") were the ones going around murdering peasants. These ronin stalked the countryside roughly from the time the Daimyo system was established until about the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate, but they were generally seen as little more than bandits and vagrants with swords and sharp sticks until Ieyasu. When Ieyasu took power, he eliminated several Samurai houses while establishing Neo-Confucianism, which led to a mass increase in the number of ronin. They became endemic upon the early Tokugawa Shogunate and were rightfully pissed at having their land or houses taken away, and in response the ronin took out their anger on peasants quite often since they felt they still had their honor even though it was stripped from them. Ironic, because the samurai acted the same way during the Meiji restoration. In addition, because of how Ieyasu balanced power under his rule, the Daimyo were significantly weakened and had to rely on proper book keeping and human resource managing of their territories in order to not lose their houses. This meant that farmers, who now had family names proving they weren't spies and lords who were investing in them, along with a lack of wars to fight, had an unprecedented level of power under the late-term Shogunate (after the ronin died of old age or got murderhobo'd by angry villagers), and were allowed to travel outside their territory for business/pilgrimages without fear of fucking dying. At the end of the day farmers were at the bottom of a strict hierarchy through Japanese history, but so long as they respected that hierarchy they were treated fairly and could be expected to live long lives unless drafted into a war, but war was not particularly harmful to just farmers. Nobody got off the hook. They could not leave their territories because all life was disposable outside of your hold during various time periods (especially the warring states period and first 50 years or so of the Tokugawa Shogunate). However the Japanese political class and samurai were not the ones killing farmers indiscriminately like you were implying. When a famine struck, it was tough times for everybody and tough times bring tougher times for those at the bottom of a social hierarchy. Famines were common until the Meiji restoration where Japan just stole food from other countries (until they could get ahold of chemical fertilizers anyways). I got a little off-track there, but my point was that farmers were victims of circumstance in times when everyone was suffering, and rarely victims of wanton violence or discrimination, since they were literally the bread basket of Japan that even saw their lords working beside them prior to Neo-Confucian class systems.
>>19122 >"came to the island some 15,000 years ago, intermixed with another group about 3,000 years ago" >I hope you're not a serious believer in the Gook royal family theory. It is a fact some ancient chinaman tribe killed/mixed with most people inside Japan about 1800 to 1500 years ago, same with the Han killing a ton of people in Formosa 500 years ago, nowadays called Taiwan. There's a reason Japan has two different archetypes and based tons of their own dating & mating decisions on blood type. >projecting i'm an anime watcher Not winning this argument are you >salt was hard to come by before the introduction of chemical fertilizers in the 1800s Wrong, salterns were a thing everywhere since millennia ago, Japan had some in their west coast >farmers were treated exceptionally poorly was during the series of civil wars in the 1500s >in reality Hideyoshi was a statesman and a military man focused on establishing a strict hierarchal society after that >At the end of the day farmers were at the bottom of a strict hierarchy through Japanese history, but so long as they respected that hierarchy they were treated fairly >ronin took out their anger on peasants quite often Good going Mr. Hiderimoto-san, good going
>>19123 >Anime watcher projecting Usually I hear lines about peasants being treated poorly by folks who watch a lot of ronin anime disguised as samurai anime. At least IRL when it comes up.
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I knows that Buddhism has many major variants, with lots of sects within all those variants, but in general what is the basis of going to war in the name of the Buddha? Is it simply a case of giving people a choice between the dharma and rebirth?
>>19145 Buddhism teaches pacifism in it's scripture, but it is a lot like the Judeo-Christian "Thou call not kill" in that there are a lot of exception. In the Judeo-Christian case for example the actual meaning of the command is actually "Thou shall not murder" and killing in self defense or in the name of the law is not murder, equally there is no murder in war from a biblical perspective as a war in Gods name and for Gods glory is just. Similar Buddhist are allowed to defend themselves, train others in self defense and depending on the variant kill to prevent greater violence. Buddhism philosophizes a lot about the intention behind human actions, hot headed and selfish actions lead to bad karma and cool headed selfless actions leads to good karma. Usually violence is attributed to an unwholesome state of mind, but some variants argue that their involvement in conflicts is in the name of peacekeeping and to cool the heads of the parties involved. There are also a lot of Myths about Buddhas and Priests fighting Demons and non-human species, who get used to frame Buddhist fighting as a fight against evil. And then there are Sri Lanka Buddhist who based on national stories claim they are "The Chosen People" of Buddha, that Sri Lanka is the Holy Land of Buddhism and any non-Sinhalese is a dirty subhuman.
Updates, only raw links because archive is fucking up again. China is giving vaccines to all combatants in the face of mass loss of large amounts of financial support in Eastern/Central Europe, Indonesia, and Africa. https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210922-shots-in-the-dark-china-sends-covid-aid-to-myanmar-rebels Suu Kyi pleads Not Guilty during court indictment. https://globalnews.ca/news/8208904/suu-kyi-trial-continues-myanmar/ Context: Junta arrested all the judges and lawyers that wouldn't tow the party line back in May/June. And amid all this, Thailand is intentionally dragging their feet on humanitarian aid laws in order to deport as many Myanmar illegals back as they can get away with, without upsetting the Burgers. https://www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2021/9/13/myanmar-dissidents-face-fear-and-uncertainty-in-thailand
>>19145 Sorry for going off topic but what kind of handgun is he holding?

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