Day: June 7, 2009

Pre-Communist Tibet: Embodying the myth of Shangri-la?

Of course, ancient Tibet was no paradise, but the People’s Republic ‘liberation’ of Tibet is not creating a new Marxist dream for the common man…

“If China is the great success story of speedy free market development, and is to be the model and inspiration for Tibet’s future, then old feudal Tibet indeed may start looking a lot better than it actually was.”

Friendly Fuedalism – The Tibet Myth

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