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Surreal series of bits of information

So this morning I heard that The Catholic Pope has suggested that “saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behavior was just as important as saving the rainforest from destruction” (also reuters article).

Dispite rumours that hes been an item with his secretary for years

Now whilst I’m happy for this to be the case, and for him to keep whatever sex or sexuality he might have as private as he wants (since its his business) you’d have thought that if the rumour is in any way true he might actually be showing a little more sympathy? I mean the last Pope wasn’t so bad on this front was he?

Discuss.

Oh for fucks sake

Hot on the heels of (allegedly) forcing a whole bunch of people to resettle and physically move their homes it apparently now comes to light (from a slightly more mainstream souce) that China is apparently aiming for government control of reincarnation, apparently in a bid for control of the succession of the Dalai Lama.

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.

WTF?