Re "When Buddhists Go Bad" [July 1]: Hannah Beech's article is a sobering reminder that no religion, however lofty and sublime, is immune to sectarianism if its followers do not guard their minds. Sectarianism is the cancer of religion.
Samut Prakan, Thailand
The idea that radical buddhism is thriving in Myanmar is unacceptable. The communal violence that Beech has talked about is started not by religious or nationalist sentiments, but rather for political and social benefits like being recognized as citizens. The riots have spread...