Tales of Tibetan Flying Machines

The fact of the matter is that up until 1949, Tibet was a primitive and backward feudalistic society, run by a highly corrupt and oppressive priestly class that had developed a distorted version of Buddhism to justify their rule. Tibet could hardly have been a place of advanced technological culture when it practised the judicial punishment of scooping-out eyes with a spoon!

Tibet is not Palestine

I was recently reading the social media page of a pro-Palestinian blogger (I believe posting from India). He stated that China supports Palestine but then displayed his ignorance by asserting that China is hypocritical due to its occupation of Tibet! As a supporter of Palestine myself, this comment demonstrated to me the bourgeois mind-set of this individual, and his unreliable interpretation of political events from the proletariat perspective.