Things are not black and white. Things are relative. Things are interdependent. When we look at a situation we have to consider all the factors.I urge you to ask yourself: "How many times have I heard or read this in the corporate media?"
Many world disasters, including war, including the Iraq war, are due to lack of this holistic nature (looking at all the factors.) Like Saddam Hussein-- ending things for him. "Reality is not that simple.
Of course, I have great respect for, in fact, I love President Bush, because he is very frank, very straightforward. His intentions are good, but some of his policy in spite of his sincere motivation and right goal, and some of his method becomes unrealistic because of lack of understanding about reality.
Friday, July 18, 2008
Dalai Lama: "I love President Bush... but...his method becomes unrealistic because of lack of understanding about reality."
Rob Kall of OpEd News attended a talk by the Dalai Lama in Philadelphia last Wednesday and provides this quote from the conversation: