The sayings of Mozi (470-391 BC). Mozi advocated self-development, empirical observation, and universal love to all beings.
It appears that the Jewish faith has only possessed a ‘rebirth’ theory since around the assumed time of Jesus Christ.
Later, the 14th Dalai Lama became very a close friend with the exiled Nazi War Criminal Heinrich Harrer, who in return for an amnesty from the Western allies for his war crimes (as a member of the Nazi Party and personal friend of Adolf Hitler), assisted the CIA to concoct a story about Tibet being ‘invaded’ by China. Brad Pitt even played Harrer in a Hollywood film – eulogising the life of this Nazi.
This is a nonsense statement premised upon the confusion between traditional Chinese Ch’an Buddhism and the very different modern Japanese Zen, and the ignorant conflation of the hua tou technique with the gongan method.
It is amazing to consider that Ch’an Master Han Shan still sits-upright in modern China – hundreds of years after his passing whilst sat in meditation. What an example to set for us all…
The Tories may well think that due to Labour’s own in-fighting, Theresa May will win the next election by ‘default’, and to do this, they are copying John Major’s style of an apparently relaxed exterior, whilst the Tory government carried-out the ruthless class-led politics of further enriching the middle classes at the perpetual expense of the workers.