Originally Posted by tret123
I am Buddhist-Baptist and I believe in Self gratitude... If you're gay who cares? If you're straight who cares? It should only matter if you are happy. And that is what Buddhism teaches! Do want makes you happy and reach your spiritual enlightenment. As long as you don't negativity affect others or yourself. Karma is a main principle that we teach
And that can be taught in the complete absence of religion. In fact, in the complete absence of religion it also prevents the batshit insane Buddhist dictatorship and military junta in Myanmar (Burma) from taking shape.
So I don't see what your buddhist advantage is over me as an athiest. But I certainly see a disadvantage that doesn't exist in Athiesm