PEACEFUL WARRIOR
VICTOR SALVA, DIRECTOR
Lionsgate Films, 2006

THE CELESTINE PROPHECY
ARMAND MASTROIANNI, DIRECTOR
Celestine Films, 2006

IN THE LOTUS SUTRA, the story is told of a child coaxed out of a burning house through the false offer of a wonderful toy. Is such deception wrong, the writers have the Buddha ask, since the child would otherwise have died—and since what awaits the child is really much better than all that was promised?

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