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Hindu Disrespects Vedic Texts By Comparing Them To Francis’ Encyclicals

Vandana Shiva compared Francis' 2015 encyclical Laudato Sí to Hindu Vedic texts during Francis' online conference Economy of Francesco (OsservatoreRomano.va, November 19),

“When I read Laudato Si, I felt like I was reading our ancient Vedic texts, especially Atharvaveda, on our duty to respect the Earth and all its creatures.”

Shiva believes that "faiths" unite men and commandments create "contrasts" - which implies that the commandments should be abolished for the sake of avoiding "contrasts."

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Ultraviolet
"Shiva believes that 'faiths' unite men" Oh indeed. Your neighbors in Pakistan are most eager to unite India to their faith. For some reason India isn't welcoming that unity. Currently the land of the Vedas and the Upanishads has at least 150 nuclear warheads pointed at their Muslim neighbor and keeps manufacturing more just to keep that "united faith" from happening. :P Protip: It's supposed…More
"Shiva believes that 'faiths' unite men" Oh indeed. Your neighbors in Pakistan are most eager to unite India to their faith. For some reason India isn't welcoming that unity. Currently the land of the Vedas and the Upanishads has at least 150 nuclear warheads pointed at their Muslim neighbor and keeps manufacturing more just to keep that "united faith" from happening. :P Protip: It's supposed to be a Bindi dot, next time don't use a bottle-cap for a stencil because it doesn't make you "moar religious looking".
comfort ye
No wonder at that. Writings that do not access the infused virtues given to baptized souls - writings without Christ and the vivifying influence of grace, will always have that hollow ring of human intellect.
Perhaps it could be the sound of "one hand clapping."
mccallansteve
Francis encyclicals, Hindu writings, what's the difference?