A Buddhist Perspective on Buddhist Trolling

Geoffrey Bonn
Aug 22, 2019 · 7 min read

Illuminating Kadampa Buddhist Gatekeeping, Policing and Ostracism

If he were here today, what would the Buddha teach about conduct with one’s foes online, in this unique landscape of the 21st century? Would he chastise those who smear and troll their opponents in defense of one’s group? Or would he encourage the strident policing and silencing of one’s Sangha critics, rejecting complaints…