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Lions Roar : September 2006
SHAMBHALA SUN SEPTEMBER 2006 99 will say to them, ‘I know ye not, get thee gone, ye evildoers.’ ” Robert Thurman shouts: “‘Get thee gone, ye evildoers!’ Now that is an ethic, and it is not the ethic of the church tri- umphant, out there marching and killing infidels and having a rapture and blowing the hell out of everybody and pretending that the A-bomb was given by God!” SHIFT TO THE FINAL SCENE in New York. The Tibetan temple dogs have set- tled down in the sepia-elegant apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The beets have cooked. Robert Thurman is talking about health care. “Our medical system is like a big giant train wreck. With cars scattered everywhere and people un- insured and uncared for and people badly fed and badly drugged. It’s really bad. So all of that boils down to this: For the last ten to fifteen years I’ve been trying to start a Tibetan medicine center of some sort. The Dalai Lama likes it. “When the Dalai Lama was first visit- ing America years ago, I was interview- ing him and I said, ‘Your Holiness, we all want to help Tibet get its freedom, but if Tibet were free, what would you do? What would its economy be? You couldn’t go back to being closed Tibet. What would it be? What would you do?’ He said, ‘I don’t want to talk about that. We don’t want people to think we are scheming about what we will do. I just want to get a fair shake for my people, you know, that’s all. I don’t even have to go back to Tibet, as long as they are treated well.’ “He kept avoiding answering until fi- nally he said, ‘Well, if you just want me to speculate and tell you my wish, I want Ti- bet’s major industry, if we were to go back, to be Tibetan medicine. I would like it to be a spa sanatorium country like Switzer- land. We have beautiful hills, mountains, streams, mineral baths, hot springs, and a great herbal medical tradition and a very insightful medical tradition. I would want that to be our national contribution to the world as a service industry.’” That’s what the messenger of the Cool Revolution is trying to create in the Catskills. ♦