Tibet and the attraction of Buddhism

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jul 2 10:22:02 PDT 1998

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com>
>To: LBO-talk at lists.panix.com <LBO-talk at lists.panix.com>
>>What is it about Tibet and the Dalai Lama? Why are it and he such
>>obsessions among otherwise nonpolitical types? And is he really the
>>innocent that Richard Gere and Patti Smith would have us believe? Can
>>anyone elighten me?
>My view of the Dalai Lama predates some of the present hype due to
>religion classes I had back in college by Robert Thurman, one of the Dalai
>Lama's top US spokesman and now head of Tibet House in NYC.

... and the father of Una Thurman...

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