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Karma Dondrup Tashi
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Weather in Beijing

Postby Karma Dondrup Tashi » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:40 pm

The self loathes suffering and loves the causes of suffering. It stupidly wages war in the name of peace. It wishes for enlightenment but detests the path to enlightenment. It wishes to work as a socialist but live as a capitalist. When the self feels lonely, it desires friendship. Its possessiveness of those it loves manifests in passion that can lead to aggression. Its supposed enemies—such as spiritual paths designed to conquer the ego — are often corrupted and recruited as the self’s ally.
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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby corrine » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:00 pm

How sad that their air is no longer breathable. I cannot imagine living in such a polluted city. Can this be remedied?

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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby tomamundsen » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:15 am

My friend posted this photo on Facebook yesterday:

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It's all very Blade Runner-esque

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Re: Weather in Beijing

Postby Kim O'Hara » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:19 pm

corrine wrote:How sad that their air is no longer breathable. I cannot imagine living in such a polluted city. Can this be remedied?

corrine

Yes - but at a great financial cost. Old, dirty power plants would have to be shut down or upgraded. Ditto cars, trucks, etc.

It can be done. London did it sixty years ago - see http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/history/topics/perspect/london.html and http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/history/topics/perspect/london.html

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