I love how Buddha didn’t try to mislead people. When asked certain difficult questions, Buddha had the composure to stay silent. He didn’t make up crap, he basically said those questions don’t matter for life on Earth. Questions like what happens after death, and do we have souls were met with his silence.
This is very similar to a scientist or Agnostic/Atheist who says I don’t know the answer so I’ll assume nothing until there is evidence. Christian prophets on the other hand can’t keep their mouths shut, and claim infinite revelations and Godly prophecies rather than having the maturity to say “I don’t know.” Even Jesus spoke in complicated parables when cornered. Jesus purposefully only explained the meaning of parables to his treasured disciples, so others would be misled. (Gnosticism, or “secret teachings” are the dirty little secret of Christianity that have been covered up.)
Buddhism invites practitioners to question its tenets. It eschews divine revelation, and encourages you to agree with things based on logical arguments. In it’s pure form it’s more intellectual, especially if you remove the superstition.
Buddhism is also more environmentally friendly, because it teaches you to have compassion on lower life forms. It condemns coercion, and proselytizing is not necessary because the Buddhist hell is not automatic if you don’t hear the word/have faith in Buddha’s words, nor is it eternal. Buddhism tries to take away fear and unease.
Buddhism encourages focus, meditation, and discipline. It also has a colorful worldview and folklore. Buddhism believes in multiple Buddhas for multiple universes.
Christianity is more plain and encourages people to believe the Earth is only 6,000 years old. Buddhism encourages people to think in kalpa (which are ridiculously long periods of time…around 4.32 billion years.) Thus, it’s much closer to real-life cosmology.
I haven’t thought of any good message in Christianity that a branch of Buddhism does not have.
Therefore it’s better to raise a kid as Buddhist than as a Christian.