Treasure Island

doug bentley


? For 20th Century Historians


how did a few
thousand

royal tibetan lamas

come to so influence
modern consciousness

research, psychiatry,
psychology

in only
40 some years?


i guess
the atheist

regime in power
in beijing

was right all along-
the cuckoo's a gangster.

the Dalai Lama a terrorist?
so was Gandhi.


20/ may 6,2012: Gautama Buddha Day

Submitted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
Edited: Friday, January 04, 2013
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