"Your basic question, I believe, is about the relationship of a person to the Law. In other words, must a believer subjugate themselves to another believer because of organizational standing without the theoretical and practical proof of the validity of doing so?" -- SGI leader
He went on to say that "thanks" to the SGI discussion meeting one will realize the benefit of being subjugated by Daisaku Ikeda.
Does he mean enslaved, crushed, brought to heel, kept under thumb, reduced, put down, coerced, bore down, vanquished, ruled by, kicked around, beat down, reeled back in, forced, overthrown, suppressed, or all these things?
I asked him if he could find a sentence or a phrase from the Lotus Sutra or writings of Nichiren Daishonin that supports his view. Of course, nothing.