To govern in a way that is oblivious to the future is no more than barbaric gamesmanship; it isn’t worthy of the name governing. It creates an environment where people gather to protect and promote vested interests.
This is a key point. Clearly, both the ruling authorities and the treacherous priests of the Daishonin’s day shared an attitude of disregard for truth and justice. Politics and religion ought to be informed by a lofty spirituality. Political or religious leaders who persecute a person of justice share a fundamental disbelief in truth and justice.
This guidance is an abstract from 'The World of Nichiren Daishonin Writings' with universal value and application
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