Coerced Contribution?

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Yesterday, I posted in a Buddhist group my reflections on the Coronavirus crisis and how it points to the urgency of universal healthcare. A member of that group responded as follows:

“Isn’t ‘Universal Healthcare’ a very non Buddhist concept? In order to have ‘Universal Healthcare’ some will be forced to pay for the care of others. Is coerced contribution a Buddhist concept.”

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Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human

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