Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Dalai Lama

I'm always amused when the Chinese government tries to slam the Dalai Lama. It's like publicly beating your dog. Someone in the government needs to go rent Gandhi or something.

The latest absurdity came recently when the Chinese government regulated reincarnation:
"Chinese authorities issued a new regulation in July 2007 that requires all reincarnations - including the Dalai Lama - to be approved by the government."
Regulating reincarnation is something Buddhists everywhere have been trying to do for 2,500 years. Good luck with that.

1 comment:

  1. I've declared myself Pope.

    You've been excommunicated.



    This way the Chinese get to say, he's not the real Dali Lama, his papers weren't approved. The real one is....