On the other hand, Buddhism has a great future as a philosophy of life and could constitute a “secular spirituality”, as the Dalai Lama wishes, in order to guide modern man confused by the loss of values, and more and more enslaved to the techno-digital world.
Today's society is faced with serious and complex problems, with all kinds of pressures and forms of violence, largely stemming from selfishness, greed, intolerance, the illusions of men in general, leading to a frantic race for production and consumption, exhausting and destroying the planet, our world and that of future generations.
Buddhism has a great future as a philosophy of life and could constitute a "secular spirituality", as the Dalai Lama wishes, in order to guide modern man.
It needs to be based on updated millennial wisdom, carrying a message of moral rigor, lucidity, tolerance and understanding, helping the individual to change himself and thereby to change the world. It is as a secular and universal spiritual value that Buddhism has an important role to play, and that is, I believe, its future.