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Buddhism as a State Religion

Some religions are just not suitable to be state religion, if secularism is not adopted.

When Buddhism were prevailed in China, Emperor Wu Ti of the Liang dynasty devoted himself to the service of Buddha; at the sacrifices in his ancestral shrines no living victims were used; he daily took but one single meal, and that composed of fruits and vegetables. A king can be a vegetarian, but he couldn't simply give up sacrificial victims without the total abolishment of the sacrifices in ancestral shrines, while this means to complete overthrow of all those great principles upon which the old system is based, as it has been the case since the founding of People's Republic of China in 1949.

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