His Holiness receives a warm welcome at his home away from home. Doctors in Mumbai say he has nothing to worry about.
And The American Conservative sputters about how liberals love Tibet:
The driving force behind Tibetophilia today is not political solidarity with the Tibetans and certainly not any positive argument for full democratic equality, but rather a sense of disgust with Western life. In Rawson’s words, “the West perceives some lack within itself” and seeks to find fulfilment in the ostensibly preserved “pure East.” Ironically, then, Free Tibet activism has a colonial bent to it: wealthy Westerners pursuing emotional occupation.
This seems like a rather thin justification for ignoring Chinese brutality and injustice in Tibet. “Cynical about China”? Isn’t there reason to be?
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