Exclusive: The Dalai Lama Talks Pot, Facebook and the Pope W

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Exclusive: The Dalai Lama Talks Pot, Facebook and the Pope W

Postby Adamantine » Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:25 am

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This is just some excerpts from the longer interview, kind of a preview, but still good stuff:

Ahead of a lengthy two-week tour of the U.S. west coast, the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, spoke with TIME religion reporter Elizabeth Dias during a wide-ranging, 40-minute interview in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. He weighed in on the moral challenges that face U.S. foreign policy, the threat of climate change and the importance of healthy relations between China, the land of his birth, and India, the country which has given him a home in exile for over half a century. Though the 78-year-old Dalai Lama is routinely vilified by officials in Beijing, he had some warm words for China’s new President Xi Jinping. Below are excerpts from the conversation:

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