August 31, 2007

WELL, THE RESURRECTION WAS STATE RUN (via Jim Yates):

Reincarnate (Matthew Philips, 8/27/07, Newsweek)

In one of history's more absurd acts of totalitarianism, China has banned Buddhist monks in Tibet from reincarnating without government permission. According to a statement issued by the State Administration for Religious Affairs, the law, which goes into effect next month and strictly stipulates the procedures by which one is to reincarnate, is "an important move to institutionalize management of reincarnation."

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 31, 2007 4:55 PM
Comments

Luckily I was following my rule of not drinking coffee while reading this blog.

Posted by: erp at August 31, 2007 5:56 PM
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