Buddhism

Turkish students demand Buddhist and Jedi temples to counter the building of mosques on campus

The Turkish government is getting serious push back from students who are upset that 80 mosques are being built on university campuses nationwide.

Their response is to demand Jedi and Buddhist temples as well.

Thousands of students across Turkey have demanded that their universities build Jedi and Buddhist temples on campus, in response to a surge in mosques being built for Muslim students.

The demands were sparked last month, when the rector of Istanbul Technical University (?T?), announced that ?a landmark mosque?, would be built on campus due to ?huge demand?, making it the first mosque to be built on the university site.

In response, more than 25,000 people signed an online petition demanding that a Buddhist temples be built as well, in order to cater for the university?s Buddhists.

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?I can?t fulfill my religious needs because the closest Buddhist temple is 2,000 kilometres away, and I can?t go there during lunch break,? a petitioner named Utku G?r?a? Borata? said on the website. ? Read more »

Steven Seagal comes down with Gareth Morgan syndrome

You know the one, ?’I’m rich, famous/well known, and people need to hear what I think’ syndrome. The need that they feel once they’ve achieved a comfortable bank account and it is time to poke their snotty noses in everyone elses business and tell them how to run their lives. Don’t do this, don’t eat that…..really this shit gets tiring. The self appointed world authorities on everything.?

PHOENIX – Action-movie star Steven Seagal says he is considering a run for Arizona governor.

The “Marked for Death” actor told KNXV-TV that he is considering a shot at the state’s highest office and has had a talk about the bid with the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America.

The 61-year-old made the comments while talking about his newly released reality series “Steven Seagal – Lawman: Maricopa County.”

Seagal teamed up with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for the show that was shot in Arizona and airs on cable TV’s Reelz Channel.

The martial arts expert is a member of Arpaio’s posse, made up of 3,000 unpaid civilians. He also has been deputized with sheriff’s offices in New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana and says he wants to increase border security. – AP

Now, lets see what kind of a political candidate he is, because he was a third rate actor that never won anything except for nominations for worst picture, worst actor and worst director. Read more »

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