Buddha is a figure of eastern religion, who cherishes all life and aspires for peace. A large number of Buddhists see the Dalai Lama as their reincarnated leader. Though they as a religion believe in peace, some monks are breaking ranks.
(You have got to see this video)
"If we had guns we would fight back"
Yet another statement towards perspective.
I forgot to mention earlier. Let your neighbors be invaded, doors kicked in or killed in record numbers, and you veiws on when the time to act is, may change.