Buddhism should not be seen as an ordinary religion or a superstitious belief system, but rather as a culture. Described in modern language, a lot of Buddhist concepts are compatible with modern science, which itself is integral to our daily lives. Without these concepts, we will make various mistakes and act incorrectly. Because of a lack of understanding of the truth of the universe, our lives will unfold with all kinds of afflictions and suffering. It is therefore essential to introduce the Buddhist view of the world.
～ Luminous Wisdom Book Series 3: The Illusory World