A recent interpreter of Mahayana Buddhism suggested that it can provide the religious basis for the emergence of a new global order in much the same way that Protestantism was once the motivating force for the development of modernism. What, from Buddhist philosophy supports this or refuses it?
According to Buddhist philosophy, any person can liberate from the cycle of death and birth. He/she does not have to be a saint or monk or ascetic person. In other words any common man is capable of achieving this liberation.