Al wrote:
> From: "Cynth" <Chinese Army would have him assassinated and they'd
>  > choose his replacement to control the people of Tibet.
>  >
> They chose his replacement anyway. Lama is the leader of a government in
> exile, which is a lot like being the gal standing outside your former
> employment, picketing after you have been fired.
> The bottom line is that if the Dalai Lama were to walk the walk, he would be
> in Tibet. Whether he would be a martyr or not? Odds are that he would be
> imprisoned. Nelson Mandela spent 24 years in prison for what he believed.
> Jesus Christ gave up his life for what he believed. So did Ghandhi and a
> whole laundry list of religious figures throughout history. The pages of
> history are colored with the blood of martyrs.
> Dolly Lama is certainly not one of them. He prefers paid speaking
> engagements to martyrdom. Dolly sits in his mansion sipping mint julips
> while anonymous monks get martyred on his behalf. A real hero.

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