How much did the present DL have to do with the pre-Chinese feudal system? None whatsoever, and he certainly had no real opportunity to do anything about it given his age when the Chinese invaded Tibet.LonesomeYogurt wrote:P&T: BS is a great show, but like all episodes, this one obviously deals in exaggerations and caricatures rather than concrete facts. That being said, there is a lot to criticize about feudal Tibet before Chinese rule; how much the Dalai Lama had to do with that, however, is up for debate.
The last people to listen to concerning Tibet is the Chinese government and the second to last people to listen to are the unwitting stooges who repeat the Chinese government's crappola.It's a contentious issue with multiple sides, so feel free to laugh at their sacred cow-slaying but don't take it too seriously.
Probably.Mr Man wrote: is Chinese propaganda more nefarious than say US propaganda?
Are they?Mr Man wrote:Okay, but are they just repeating chinese government propaganda?
I am watching it now, and P&T are spouting garbage. Some of it comes from the Commies and some it is just distortion of the what happened. If you want to defend these two bozos ball-peen hammer approach, go ahead, but it is not worth my time.Mr Man wrote:tiltbillings wrote:Are they?Mr Man wrote:Okay, but are they just repeating chinese government propaganda?
I don't know. I didn't say it.
That also explains the defense of Wal-Mart and the arguing against gun control. They arewithout a doubt Bozos.BuddhaSoup wrote:. . . That's the sound of Jillette planting a big one on David Koch's butt.
mere statistical analysis is not necessarily scienceBuddhaSoup wrote:...the science of climate change....
BuddhaSoup wrote:Michael Parenti, featured in the video, is in part an apologist for communism, suggesting that he and Jillette may share an affinity for Communist regimes like the PRC.