[Buddha-l] Stanford scholar Tenzin Tethong could be the next prime minister of Tibet

Richard Hayes rhayes at unm.edu
Sat Apr 30 16:01:06 MDT 2011

Joanna writes:

> Tenzin Tethong is a scholar, not a cleric............strikes me as a
> positive development.

Just out of curiosity, why? I ask this as someone whose lifetime involvement with scholars gives me no more confidence in them than in clerics. Both are pretty disappointing, although for somewhat different reasons.

Richard Hayes
Department of Philosophy
MSC03 2140
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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