By Daisaku Ikeda
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Over the last century, Buddhism has turn out to be noticeable as a global faith, exceeding Christianity in sturdiness and, in response to many, philosophical knowledge. Buddhism has additionally more and more been defined as strongly moral, dedicated to nonviolence, and devoted to bringing an finish to human ache. and since it areas the sort of robust emphasis on rational research, Buddhism is taken into account extra appropriate with technology than the opposite nice religions.
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Hope Is a Decision: Selected Essays by Daisaku Ikeda