What is your take on this quote and the future or religion?

What is your take on this quote and the future or religion?

Question by The Reaper: What is your take on this quote and the future or religion?
“The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend a personal God and avoid dogmas and theology. Covering both natural and spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual and a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description. If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs, it would be Buddhism.”

-Einstein

What is your take on this quote and the future or religion?
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Shinto was the State Religion of Japan During WW2, Buddhism was banned in Japan during that time== http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinto
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their have been Many Buddha’s
they are thought to be the Accended,
Buddha’s , can be thought of as Saints

Best answer:

Answer by anna
i dont know

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

  1. protohamSep 18, 2011

    Einstein was an idiot.

  2. BradySep 18, 2011

    Well I’m a Christian so this quote I think is kinda whack.

  3. camilleSep 18, 2011

    I think it’s a nice quote. yay Einstein!=)
    [ btw I don’t live in jesus-land, aka america]

  4. David FSep 18, 2011

    Remember, religion is a set of man-made rules for acheiving a better afterlife. A personal relationship with the Creator of the universe is not necessarily a religion.

    Does Buddhism address the issue of sin? There is evil in the world. How would Buddism correct for evil? Does it include forgiveness? Punishment? Justice? Mercy?

    Ultimately, science is simply uncovering what the creator hid.

  5. The Queen of HeartsSep 18, 2011

    I agree, and I love it.

    Thanks for posting this up.

  6. foureveryungSep 18, 2011

    There is a supreme being who will love you and accept you when you pass over into the next life. All the trappings of this life will be cleared when your mind is opened and you soul has been expanded and unity then will be achieved.

  7. SkepticSep 18, 2011

    The transition from Newtonian view of the world must have reminded everyone that words, math, and models are just representations of reality. We cannot foist our preconceptions on the world and expect them to be accurate. The world is never just this or just that. The world reminds us that our models of reality are never complete. They always deserve more scrutiny.

    A personification/personal God just doesn’t seem correct to me. A new view of God and the world is needed. Buddhism is a good fit because it does not get stuck on preconceptions. A major premise in Buddhism is that suffering in the world is caused by attachment, whether those attachments are material things or ideas.

  8. eib22Sep 18, 2011

    It doesn’t square with the fact that God became man. What’s more personal than that?!

  9. globarSep 18, 2011

    Agree …but not for me…I adhere to my way of life…love yourself first then all others that deserve it..lol

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