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MBFM comment on Karmapa

May 7th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Comment on Karmapa article in Newsweek mybrainisafleamarket is our invaluable researcher and commenter at The Gurdjieff Con blog, and you can read his many posts/comments by entering the tag MBFM, or the longer ‘mybrainisafleamarket’ in the search box. He has uncovered a whole bunch of stuff on gurus and everything else New Age. My interest […]

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Tibet: shifting perspectives

February 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Tibet Is No Shangri-La And the Dalai Lama is not what you think.

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Tibet: the best buddhist is a dead buddhist?

June 29th, 2009 · No Comments

The New Left Review has an article with the usual trashy lies about Tibet. http://www.newleftreview.org/?page=article&view=2720 The vintage Tibet political economy was a bit medieval and exposing New Age sentimentality is inevitable, but the basic message of the fake Left is that the best Buddhist is a dead Buddhist. In a few more years, that will […]

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Tibetan Cleric Faces Prison in China

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Senior Tibetan Cleric Faces Prison in China BEIJING — The abbot of two convents in a Tibetan region of western China is expected to be sentenced next Tuesday on charges of weapons possession and embezzlement, according to his two lawyers. The abbot is believed to be the most senior religious figure put on trial following […]

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Tibet and China

April 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Rare Protest Footage Reveals Tibetan Defiance of Chinese Crackdowns By Lhadon Tethong, AlterNet. Posted April 1, 2009. In spite of the troops, tanks and snipers, in spite of the beatings, arrests and disappearances — Tibetans continue to resist. Link to footage??? http://media.phayul.com/?av_id=148&av_links_id=324 This intersects with our discussion here on Tibet, Buddhism, and the inability of […]

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Dalai lama barred from peace conference

March 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Monday, March 23, 2009 by the Associated Press South Africa Bars Dalai Lama From Peace Conference by Donna Bryson JOHANNESBURG – South Africa barred the Dalai Lama from a peace conference in Johannesburg this week, saying Monday it did not want to endanger the government’s relationship with China. The move prompted sharp criticism […]

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‘Hell on earth’

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 by BBC News Tibetan People Put Through ‘Hell’ The Dalai Lama has launched a fierce attack on Chinese rule in his Tibetan homeland, saying his people had experienced “hell on Earth”.

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“The middle way has hit a brick wall”

March 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Pain Of Tibet The problem is, the middle way has hit a brick wall. Even the Dalai Lama recently said he had “given up” on negotiating with the Chinese and hinted he might step down, fearing that his position “is only becoming an obstruction instead of helping find a solution to the Tibet issue.” […]

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China/France on Tibet

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

mxmail China uses her considerable economic weight to put diplomatic pressure on France. “There are reports that Chinese consumers have started to boycott French goods, and that they are staying away from French giant Carrefour, which is one of China’s biggest retailers with 46,000 employees. Prior to Sarkozy’s meeting with the Dalai Lama, Beijing called […]

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Oppression in Tibet

December 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Dalai Lama says oppression continues in Tibet

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Chinese democracy?

December 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Dalai Lama says a ‘democratic’ China could resolve Tibet issue GDANSK, Poland (AFP) — The Dalai Lama said Friday the issue of Tibet could be resolved quickly if China fully embraces democracy, as he arrived in Poland as part of a European tour that has angered Beijing.

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Beijing’s Blind Spot

December 4th, 2008 · No Comments

China and Tibet Published: December 4, 2008 To the Editor: Editorial: Beijing’s Blind Spot (November 27, 2008) In “Beijing’s Blind Spot” (editorial, Nov. 27), you wonder why China’s rulers will not accept the Dalai Lama’s “middle way,” which seems so obviously “in Beijing’s clear interest,” since many Tibetans, especially among the young, would be more […]

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Did Britain Just Sell Tibet?

November 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Did Britain Just Sell Tibet? By ROBERT BARNETT Published: November 24, 2008 THE financial crisis is going to do more than increase unemployment, bankruptcy and homelessness. It is also likely to reshape international alignments, sometimes in ways that we would not expect. As Western powers struggle with the huge scale of the measures needed to […]

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Tibet

November 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Tibetan independence hopes look over after China refuses to budge The Dalai Lama’s hopes of achieving independence for Tibet look to be over after China said that talks with his envoys had failed and that it will not compromise over its status.

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Crackdown

November 7th, 2008 · No Comments

China’s iron fist cracks down to subdue Tibetan rebels IN the ancient back alleys of Tibet’s capital, Lhasa, a grim military operation has played out this week, hidden from the eyes of the world. As night falls, hundreds of Chinese troops fan out across this rebellious city, armed with riot shields and assault rifles.

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‘Tibet is Dying’

November 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Dalai Lama: ‘Tibet is Dying’

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Thurman plan

September 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Robert Thurman outlines a plan for Tibetan autonomy in his book Why the Dalai Lama Matters

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Interrogation

September 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Tibet monk in hiding tells of interrogation, abuse

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Hard Times in Tibet

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Grim Tales Describing Hard Times in Tibet By NEAL GENZLINGER Published: September 12, 2008 “Tibet: Beyond Fear,” on Saturday on the satellite channel Link TV, is advocacy filmmaking at its most brazen: it ends with a direct appeal from the Dalai Lama for the free-Tibet cause. But it has an emotional pull rather than a […]

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Brother of Dalai Lama on Tibet

September 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Tibet was non-negotiable for Dalai Lama’s brother September 7th, 2008 – 4:53 pm ICT by IANS – Chicago, Sep 7 (IANS) Thubten Jigme Norbu, the elder brother of Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama who died last week in the US, considered the status of Tibet “non-negotiable” throughout his life. Asked during an interview four […]

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Tibet, the Dalai Lama, and the future

September 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Tibet unrest looms in post-Dalai Lama era

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Tibetan democracy day

September 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Tibetans celebrate ‘Democracy Day’, suspend protest demonstrations

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Will Dalai Lama return to Tibet?

August 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Will the Dalai Lama return to Tibet? Meindert Gorter gives his views on religious freedom in China today and the prospects of the Dalai Lama return from exile

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China: reality bites

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

China: Reality bites Was anything as it seemed at this year’s Olympics held in Beijing? Does China think the rest of the world has a full coat of wool pulled tightly over their collective eyes, or what? I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to get back to reality.

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