Why Buddhist concept is peaceful?
Buddhism believes in no Gods. Everything is under causes and effects. No Judge who can give us favour but it's all depends on our own behavior that affects this life and next life or lifes. So, we are here because of our past acts. There are some wander powerful spirits as they did something good and gave them power but not forever, as spirits also wander in what's true what's not true just like us, that they fasinate in power and do live human alone. Howevery, everyone still not escape the rule of nature, the changes. With this understanding buddhism teaches us to behave ourself along the journey. Because our journey ends at some place that has not any more changes and extreemly happy and peaceful.
To behave ourself along the journey, as our mind condition has not enough power to drive us to the goal, Buddhism has 5 basic precepts.
1. Refraining from destroying or harming other living creatures.
2. Refraining from taking what is not given.
3. Refraining from sexual misconduct.
4. Refraining from lying.
5. Refraining from taking intoxicants and narcotics.
3 things that buddhists should do are givings (forgive, things, knowledge) that will be useful for others, obey those precepts, and practise meditation. There are so many things to discuss about those but wouldn't be able to write it at once here. you can imagine that those are all peaceful behaviors.
Buddhism teaches about middle way, it's somewhere in the center where we are not too tense or too loose, for example, working, not too hard to halm the health and happiness, or doing nothing at all. Do the best with no greed, but being diligent. Our environment will last a long time, when everyone use natural resource as care about our next generations. It's all up to our mind, with good intention.
Once there are no one fighting in the name of God and call for help from others who believe in the same thing, and everyone are under the same rules that no one has no favor or previllage of doing something that be harmful or disturbing others. Can you imagine that if we will have no war and all the money is put toward clean energy generators instead of military, we all pay much less electricity bills and good for environment, wouldn't that be so nice?
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"Middle path is the way."