The Dalai Lama has been quoted as saying "All religion is necessary." What do you think he means by this statement? Are we better off with all of these different variations in religion or would the world be more peaceful with fewer religions?
Support and explain your answer.
I believe that the Dalai Lama's statement means that each religion has its own specific characteristics and belief systems, which are tailored to the region in which the religion arose from, and each religion speaks to its followers in the manner that will be most effective in ensuring that they receive and understand the essential spiritual message that the religion ...
The Dalai Lama's Philosophy concerning religion is examined.