sábado, 22 de diciembre de 2018

Judgment on Academia.edu

CASE 49-2018: Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price


Dear Prosecutor, Public Defender, Ambassador and Jury Members of the International Buddhist Ethics Committee (IBEC) and Buddhist Tribunal on Human Rights (BTHR), regarding Case 49-2018 against "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price", on October 16, 2018, it is hereby recorded that the trial has been concluded to analyze the violation of Human Rights and of Buddhist Ethics by the accused. This Case has been carried out as a consequence of the Deepak Rao Case.
After analyzing the presentation of the Case and the validation of evidence, the Tribunal has proceeded with the voting of 8 members of the Jury, confirming that there was 1 vote of "Innocent" and 7 votes of "Responsible" to "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" for the serious crimes of Human Rights Violation and Attack against the Rights of Buddhist Peoples.
The International Buddhist Ethics Committee has been able to verify that "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has committed international crimes. In the first place, "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has carried out acts of censorship, violating the individual and collective human rights of the Buddhist Sangha, which in the eyes of International Law constitutes a violation of the rights of indigenous peoples and tribal communities. Secondly, "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has disrespected the Buddhist cultural heritage, not only through censorship but also through the lack of respect to the legal and spiritual activities of the Sangha, which constitutes violations of the rights of Buddhist peoples. Third, "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has carried out fraudulent activities which are opposed to the spirit of science, academic research and advanced education. In this way, the International Buddhist Ethics Committee confirms that "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has carried out Human Rights Violation and Attack against the Rights of Buddhist Peoples. Therefore, every member of Buddhism is advised to eliminate their accounts within the company "Academia.edu".
The Maitriyana teaches a perception of advanced education that detaches itself from all greed for monetary gain, since schools and academic spheres of dissemination of knowledge should never function as capitalist companies, since it is not the same to obtain money to live in comparison to live to get money. In this sense, the perennial philosophical tradition of compassionate wisdom (karuna-prajña), within which the Buddhist Law stands out, invites one to reconsider advanced education as one of the four pillars in order to create a better world. Thus, world peace, social justice, advanced education and environmental health help the human being to understand how one can live with freedom, equality and fraternity, without being a prisoner of the State or a prisoner of technological corporations. This libertarian pathway of Maitriyana has the capabilty of reunifying and reconstructing the etire world. However, this evolution of social thought developed by the Buddhist Law is not something new and postmodern, but is a Path of learning that goes back to the ethical and spiritual movements created by Gautama and Confucius 2600 years ago. Advanced education is then a radical, libertarian, progressive and humanistic development of both mind and society. Although the ordinary universities and the academic fields supposedly contribute to education, they would not actually help the pathway of advanced education, since all their efforts are conjugated toward material and commercial success goals. Therefore, unlike Maitriyana, the ordinary universities and academic areas do not contribute to solving the great evils of the world, including ignorance. Consequently, the Buddhist Law never forgets that the ultimate goal of advanced education is the evolution of humanity, emphasizing the perennial traditions of compassionate wisdom (karuna-prajña) that achieve the self-realization of the true human being, especially the pathways led by Gautama and Confucius whose insights can transform global education through the education of humanitarianism (ren) and appropriate behavior (li), whose result reaches the superior form of the human being. On the other hand, the States and technological companies that become greedy and unscrupulous follow an involuted path for the human being, developing the dangerous acquisition of knowledge without ethics. For its part, the Maitriyana follows the pathway of Gautama and Confucius, so that its ideal goal is that every person becomes a compassionate sage, a spiritual master or Free and Enlightened Being (Arhat-Bodhisattva) who has reached the peak knowledge (satori) on the Sense and Purpose (Dharma) of the entire Universe. Due to this state of self-realization and self-transcendence the compassionate sage follows the Way (Tao) of Humanitarianism (Ren), developing all the potentialities or true nature of the human being, so that he or she can be considered as an Evolved Human Being (Jun Zi). This is precisely the Homo Pacificus that is able to fully live with active contemplation, compassionate wisdom (zhi-ren) and humanitarian ethics. Therefore, for Gautama and Confucius the Evolved Human Being (Jun Zi) is not someone who has inherited an aristocratic position of nobility and economic power, but rather it is someone who follows the Noble Eightfold Path, living a virtuous existence, appropriate behavior (li) and Humanitarianism (Ren), which are the values and goals of the advanced education defended by the Buddhist Law. Thus, the compassionate sages are not only in harmony with the Order or Way (Tao) of the Universe, but are also in harmony with themselves and with all other sentient beings, because it is the very incarnation of the Truth, Good and Beauty. The Maitriyana seeks to educate each human being to become a compassionate sage, who is the human being that is in full communion with the Universe, with Nature and with Society, which is a process of external transformation but simultaneously it is the key to inner happiness. In this way, in spite of his or her psychic and cultural superiority, the Evolved Human Being (Jun Zi) feels great Responsibility and social commitment for everything happening in the world, being a compassionate sage who is never satisfied with simply accumulating knowledge but who feels deeply driven to help others. This shows that advanced education should not aim to produce intellectuals, but should try to guide people to have bravery (yong) and fight persistently for a better world, overcoming all adversities to purify mind and society by means of the practice of love. By following the path of Gautama and Confucius, the Buddhist Law considers that every human being can live a righteous existence to become an Evolved Human Being (Jun Zi), although without learning and practice of appropriate behavior (li) and wisdom with compassion (zhi-ren) it would be impossible to reach this spiritual level of self-realization and self-transcendence of human being. In this way, the teachings of Gautama and Confucius transmitted by the Maitriyana guide humanity to become such potentiality that it could become, teaching to be a true human being, a compassionate sage who builds an altruistic and humanitarian civilization, instead of teaching how to earn money and power within a materialistic and destructive civilization.
In conclusion, the International Buddhist Ethics Committee has the Purpose (Dharma) to protect the Buddhist cultural heritage of the Great Master Gautama, developing ethics that always meets the Human Right to World Peace, social justice, advanced education and environmental health. The Purpose (Dharma) of the Maitriyana spiritual movement is to protect these values of compassionate wisdom by ethically judging and sentencing those who commit international crimes against Spirituality. Following the Master Gautama, who developed the most cultured and educated international community in the history of the world, the International Buddhist Ethics Committee supervises companies not to attempt against ethics, human rights and Buddhist teachings, never attacking the Spiritual Communities (Sanghas), reason by which "Academia.edu & CEO Richard Price" has been sentenced as Responsible for Human Rights Violation and Attack against the Rights of Buddhist Peoples.

With spirit of reconciliation (maitri),
Master Maitreya Samyaksambuddha
President and Spiritual Judge of the Buddhist Tribunal on Human Rights

viernes, 7 de diciembre de 2018

Proclamation on the President of India

CASE 47-2018: Major Deepak Rao & Paramilitary group “Tao Zen Dojo” & Academy of Combat Fitness & UCCA Commando Combat Academy  & ICS Fight Club Institute of Combat Studies
Proclamation on the President of India

December 6th, 2018
Dear H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind,
The International Buddhist Ethics Committee & Buddhist Tribunal on Human Rights,
Considering that Major Deepak Rao has been declared Responsible for the Violation of International Buddhist Law, Violation of the Rights of the Buddhist Peoples, Violation of the Buddhist Ethical Precepts, Fraud, Militarism, Crimes against Peace, High Treason against the Dharma, Supreme Offense against the International Morality and the Sanctity of Life, and Human Rights Violation;
Recalling that Deepak Rao has been expelled as a member of the United Buddhist Nations Organization (UBNO), since this individual has carried out acts of misbehavior, defamation and even falsely claiming to be a Buddhist Master, in addition to the fact that Deepak Rao shows signs of paranoia and is also leading a paramilitary group that teaches to kill people, all of which constitutes a perversion within Buddhism;
Deeply concerned that Deepak Rao and his paramilitary group continue to attack the International Buddhist Community through cyber attacks, committing defamation acts and false accusations to generate discrimination, hatred and hysteria within Buddhism, all of which are violent attacks against peace and the integrity of the Buddhist Community but that also represent a huge damage to the reputation of the Indian Army, which has previously been asked to investigate and cancel the honorary degree of Major given to this individual;
Aware that the UBNO Constitution declares that those Buddhist Communities promoting violence shall be considered as terrorist organizations, so that the Supreme Council of World Peace decided that Major Deepak Rao and his paramilitary organization constitute a terrorist group;
Taking into consideration that there is international jurisprudence which demonstrates that cyber attacks constitute terrorist acts;
Analyzing that there is international jurisprudence showing that any attack against religious temples can be considered as terrorist acts and even war crimes, as is the case of the destruction of international cultural heritage analyzed by the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the trial against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi;
Examining that Major Deepak Rao has signed on multiple occasions that he accepted the jurisdiction of the International Buddhist Ethics Committee to resolve internal conflicts within the Buddhist Community, although he later decided to attack the Ethics Committee through threats and defamations;
Bearing in mind that the International Buddhist Ethics Committee is protected by ILO Convention 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples;
Showing consternation at the fact that Major Deepak Rao ignores that the International Buddhist Ethics Committee is protected by international human rights instruments, such as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of 2007 (articles 5, 34 and 40 ) of which India is a signatory country;
I.                  It is confirmed the fact that the International Buddhist Ethics Committee is constitutionally legal in India to resolve its internal affairs since it is a Panchayat system or self-government of the Buddhist Community.
II.               It is denounced the terrible fact that the International Buddhist Community is systematically attacked by a paramilitary member of the Indian Army.
III.           It is again declared that the Indian Army should immediately cancel Deepak Rao's Major degree, by recommending that this individual is subjected to psychiatric assessments and that he is not allowed to train members of the Army.
IV.           It is stated that individuals like Ashin Wirathu and Major Deepak Rao want to destroy Buddhism, seeking to infiltrate themselves within Buddhist Communities in order to pervert spiritual integrity through their defamations and hate speech.
V.              Major Deepak Rao is condemned as Responsible for Terrorism.
VI.           This Ethical Proclamation is invoked as an act of justice in the face of violations of International Buddhist Law and violations of International Human Rights Law, including invoking articles on fundamental rights of the very Constitution of India which Major Deepak Rao would be violating: article 19 Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech; article 25 Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion; article 26 Freedom to manage religious Affairs; article 30 Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.
VII.       It is stated that in the event that the Indian Army decides to protect and provide impunity for the attacks of Major Deepak Rao, then legal action will be taken against the Indian Army for human rights violations.
VIII.    Intervention by the President of India is requested in order to reach an adequate peaceful resolution of the conflicts.

This document was written twenty six centuries after the creation of the Buddhist Community.

H.E. Master Maitreya Samyaksambuddha
President and Judge of the International Buddhist Ethics Committee & Buddhist Tribunal on Human Rights