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Even still, I think that opposing slavery and oppression is always superior to supporting it or turning a blind eye regardless of the unintended consequences. Civil rights > slavery and… ((more))
No, not that I'm aware of. That said, I definitely think that civil disobedience can be part of right action when it's done to confront injustice and harm. The civil rights movement in the US and the… ((more))
The fourth precept concerns truthfulness, i.e., not lying to yourself or others. But truthfulness isn't the same thing as keeping someone's confidence or keeping things to yourself. Moreover, the pre… ((more))
Again, withholding something isn't equivalent to false speech, so if there's a good reason to withhold information or keep a secret, it doesn't violate the fourth precept. Unless, of course, you real… ((more))